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ERROR: invalid input syntax for integer:

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Subject: ERROR: invalid input syntax for integer:
Date: 2011-09-21 23:04:07
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A database table was created with the command:

CREATE TABLE tablename (column1 bigint,date date,time time,column2 text)

a csv file was imported, of structure:


Using the command:

\copy tablename from file.csv

Causes the command terminal error:

 input syntax for integer: "123456,2000-01-01,01:10,"sometext""
CONTEXT:  COPY tablename, line 1, column column2: "123456

What is my mistake please?


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