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Re: Date format problems

From: "Mark Roberts" <RoberM1(at)gosh(dot)nhs(dot)uk>
To: <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: <pgsql-sql(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Date format problems
Date: 2004-02-16 15:56:49
Message-ID: s030e858.027@smtp.gosh.nhs.uk (view raw or flat)
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Lists: pgsql-sql
Sure, sorry;  Im using postgres version 7.2.1, and the column data type
is 'timestamptz'
Data examples: 

13/02/04 12:35:27 appears in the column as 02/04/13 12:35:27, or
13/04/02 12:35:27

70% of the time it is inserted in the correct format. 

The function shown in previous email is called by a C++ Builder 5
program using the postgresSQL ODBC driver version 7.02.00.05 (Insight
Distribution Systems) 

Any other info required ?

Sorry for the stupid questions but im a bit of a n00b, no excuse I
guess, but I just cant figure out whats going on.

Thanks for all your efforts,

Kind Regards,

Mark.


>>> Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> 02/16/04 03:34pm >>>
"Mark Roberts" <RoberM1(at)gosh(dot)nhs(dot)uk> writes:
> Hi im using the function below to insert data into my db; im using
> now() to get the timestamptz, however when inserted in the db the
format
> seems to vary, the majority of the time its in the required European
> style but does spontaniously change to various other type can anyone
> throw any light on this problem. 

This is way too vague for anyone to help.  What PG version are you
using?  What is the actual datatype of the column you're inserting
into?
Can you provide a specific example of a misformatted data value?

			regards, tom lane

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