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Re: Timestamp trouble

From: Bruno Wolff III <bruno(at)wolff(dot)to>
To: Razvan Costea-Barlutiu <cbrazvan(at)laitek(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Timestamp trouble
Date: 2005-06-08 16:54:31
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On Wed, Jun 08, 2005 at 19:27:25 +0300,
  Razvan Costea-Barlutiu <cbrazvan(at)laitek(dot)com> wrote:
> Hello all,
> I am getting hit by errors in timestamp formatting on seemingly valid timestamps:
> 19990108040506.
>  From the PG manual:
> <Valid input for the time stamp types consists of a concatenation of a date and a time, followed by an optional time zone, followed by an optional AD or BC. (Alternatively, AD/BC can appear before the time zone, but this is not the preferred ordering.)>
> The string above is the concatenation of two ISO 8601 date+time fields but still, the error is thrown each time.
> Is this a bug or is it a workaround for this?

This seems to work:

area=> select '19990108 040506'::timestamp;
 1999-01-08 04:05:06
(1 row)

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