Hi All,



Is there an easy way in the SQL interpreter to convert an integer to a
date? The original programmers thought it was cool to dump all
date/time fields into int 8/4 which sucks when you're trying to do
calculations on them (they also like to use a 25h clock, but that's a
whole other can of worms).



I tried a cast([field] to date), but the interpreter didn't like that.
I'd prefer to have the SQL server return the value without having to
resort to additional code in my RPG program. As I mentioned, the field
are set up as YYYYMMDD (8int) and times are set to HHMM (4int - no SS in
our tables!).



Thanks,



/b;



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