timestamps - a Stamping Problem? (Bus Error)
maraya-michael at dol.gov
Tue Apr 25 16:06:53 EDT 2000
The name TIMESTAMP is deceptive. It's intended to generate a unique
value and is not meant for retrieving the actual time.
From: Karl Pielorz[SMTP:kpielorz at tdx.co.uk]
Sent: Tuesday, April 25, 2000 4:02 PM
To: TDS Development Group
Subject: [freetds] Re: timestamps - a Stamping Problem? (Bus Error)
Bob Kline wrote:
> On Tue, 25 Apr 2000, Karl Pielorz wrote:
> > [Questions about using the MS SQL Server TIMESTAMP.]
> Can't tell what's causing your bus error, but you should be aware of the
> fact that Microsoft's TIMESTAMP has nothing whatsoever to do with the
> standard SQL TIMESTAMP data type, nor indeed anything to do with the
> current time.
Now why, doesn't that actually suprise me? :)
What ever format it is - it certainly causes FreeTDS to barf. If I get time,
I'll try and get a trace / more details etc.
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