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Bug 988

Summary: current_date broken
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: pablo
Component: postgresqlAssignee: Trond Eivind Glomsrxd <teg>
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Version: 5.2   
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Hardware: alpha   
OS: Linux   
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Last Closed: 1999-06-29 17:36:24 UTC Type: ---
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Description pablo 1999-01-28 17:08:08 UTC
psql -c "select current_date from dual;" (where
dual is some existing table of course..) works fine
in RH5.1/i386 but in RH5.2/Alpha it reports odd dates.
(not tried on RH5.2/i386's postgresql but I bet this
is some axp/64-bit problem.)

Comment 1 David Lawrence 1999-04-06 21:26:59 UTC
I have verified this to be true on a standard 5.2 install to a PC164LX

psql -d test -c "select current_date from foo";
psql -d test -c "select current_time from foo";

Both lines print strange dates and times.

Comment 2 Jeff Johnson 1999-04-17 17:27:59 UTC
postgresql-6.4.2 (and 6.5.0beta1) are broken on alpha and have
been removed from the Red Hat 6.0 distribution. We will distribute
a version of postgresql for alpha as soon as we can find one that

Comment 3 Jay Turner 1999-06-29 17:36:59 UTC
postgresql-6.5.1.beta1 is available in Rawhide-1.4.1 on the rawhide
ftp site.