• Subject: Re: Build Timestamp?
  • From: Dave Mahadevan <mahadevan@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 30 Sep 1997 13:59:18 -0400
  • Organization: Stoner and Associates

Kahn, David wrote:

> Francis Lapeyre (flapeyre@COMMUNIQUE.NET) wrote:
>
> >Kahn, David wrote:
> >>
> >> The TIME opcode requires a numeric result field. Crazy though it
> >> sounds
> >> you cannot TIME straight into a timestamp field.
> >
> >TIME to a timestamp field works, all right, but only if you have
> V3R7.
>
> Thanks for the information, Francis. We're still stuck on V3R2 for the
>
> time being. It does seem as though a timestamp should be a natural
> target for TIME - saves all that messing around. Another
> incompatibility
> between V3R2 and V3R7. Don't tell Dave M .  :-)
>

I heard that.   What bothers  me is 60% of the machines are on V3R1/V3R2
and IBM does not care.  Maybe they are taking a leaf from Microsoft.

BTW, David G, I have a procedure which calls the ILE CEELOCT routine to
return the time stamp.  Since you cant get microseconds, I optionally
set the microseconds field to show elapsed time from the last call.  The
usage is  EVAL  TIMES = P_TIMESTMP.  Let me know if you want me to post
the code.

--
Thank You.

Regards

Dave Mahadevan.. mailto:mahadevan@fuse.net


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