Looks like the only way is to substring out the pieces and concat them
Do you have my iDate User Defined Function installed
(www.think400.dk/downloads.htm)? It includes a function called
ConvertToIDate that will take a date data type field and convert to an
integer so the following would work.
SELECT char(convertToiDate(Current Date)) FROM sysibm/sysdummy1
This gives you
On Fri, Oct 19, 2012 at 1:42 PM, Stone, Joel <Joel.Stone@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
I have a 6 character field named "todaysDate" that I want to load with today's date using SQL.
The stmt below works well, but one would think that there should be a much simpler stmt to load a commonly used date format.
Is there a simpler SQL stmt?
update myFile set todaysDate = right(replace(char(current date,iso),'-',''),6)
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