• Subject: Re: Build Timestamp?
  • From: Francis Lapeyre <flapeyre@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 28 Sep 1997 17:28:10 -0500
  • Organization: Communiqué, Inc. User

Kahn, David wrote:
> Booth Martin (boothm@ibm.net) wrote:
> >I'm looking to build a Timestamp TYPE field.  Using the Timestamp
> >datatype.
> >
> >I'm missing something then.
> >Why not use a Z field type in the first place?  and then:
> >
> >    C             TIME             ZFIELD
> >
> >where ZFIELD is described in the DDS spec as a Z type?
> The TIME opcode requires a numeric result field. Crazy though it
> sounds
> you cannot TIME straight into a timestamp field.
> Dave Kahn - TCO, Tengiz, Kazakstan
> =========
> e-mail:  kahn@tengizchevroil.com    (until September 30th)
>          dkahn@cix.compulink.co.uk  (from  October 1st)

TIME to a timestamp field works, all right, but only if you have V3R7.

    Francis Lapeyre                       flapeyre@communique.net
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