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Finding the date which in n days older to the given date

 
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venkatm99

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 15, 2006 10:55 am    Post subject: Finding the date which in n days older to the given date
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Hi

I need to find the date which in n days older to the given date.

will this sql work

SELECT DATE(DAYS(WS-DATE)-WS-OF-DAYS)
INTO WS-VARIBLE
FROM SYSIBM.SYSDUMMY1;

tnx in advance

cheers

venkat
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priyesh.agrawal

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 15, 2006 11:10 am    Post subject: Re: Finding the date which in n days older to the given date
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will this sql work

Venkat... Why not to give a try ourselves first...

I dont think you really need to convert DATE to DAYS and then SUBSTRACT and then convert back to DATE.
Try this...
Code:
SELECT WS-DATE - N DAYS
INTO WS-VARIBLE
FROM SYSIBM.SYSDUMMY1;
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