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abcd.us786

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 03, 2007 5:21 pm    Post subject: problem with days in select date command
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hello!


i put the query

SELECT DAYS(CURRENT DATE) FROM SYSIBM.SYSDUMMY1;

the result was 732679.

if anyone can tell me what that number specifies?
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santosh_dorge

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 03, 2007 5:49 pm    Post subject:
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HI,
This query would give you the total number of days
since 01/01/0001 upto the current date.
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guptae

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 03, 2007 6:02 pm    Post subject:
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HI there,

Just to add one more point if u give

Code:
SELECT DAY(CURRENT_DATE)
FROM SYSIBM.SYSDUMMY1; 


the result will be the day part of the value, which is an integer between 1 and 31.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 03, 2007 6:17 pm    Post subject:
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Hi Santosh,

Just one correction in ur post

Its from FM

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The result is 1 more than the number of days from January 1, 0001 to D, where D is the date that would occur if the DATE function were applied to the argument
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 11, 2007 5:54 pm    Post subject:
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guptae wrote:
Hi Santosh,

Just one correction in ur post

Its from FM

Quote:
The result is 1 more than the number of days from January 1, 0001 to D, where D is the date that would occur if the DATE function were applied to the argument



Thanks for correction Guptae
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santosh_dorge

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 11, 2007 6:09 pm    Post subject:
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guptae wrote:
Hi Santosh,

Just one correction in ur post

Its from FM

Quote:
The result is 1 more than the number of days from January 1, 0001 to D, where D is the date that would occur if the DATE function were applied to the argument



Thanks for correction Guptae
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