Incorrect result of sql export

Note: please leave bug reports and feature requests on

Incorrect result of sql export

Postby vitali.v.c » Thu Feb 23, 2012 8:45 am

Date fields are saved incorrectly in exported sql: date/timestamp is represented as is using default date format.
Should be something like TO_DATE('2012-02-23', 'YYYY-MM-DD') or TO_TIMESTAMP('2012-02-23 11:14:32', 'YYYY-MM-DD HH24:MI:SS')
vitali.v.c
 
Posts: 7
Joined: Thu Dec 29, 2011 4:38 pm
Location: Minsk

Re: Incorrect result of sql export

Postby Support » Fri Feb 24, 2012 2:53 pm

SQL export format depends on target database.
Current version uses universal format (actually the same as for CSV export). In fact it will work correctly only for strings, numbers and date/time values (if your export format is the same as default database date/time format).
We'll try to add extended datatypes handlers for non-generic drivers (MySQL, Oracle) in one of next versions.

Thanks for report!
Support
 
Posts: 49
Joined: Thu Mar 17, 2011 10:11 am

Re: Incorrect result of sql export

Postby Serge » Sat Feb 25, 2012 8:25 am

I think we will fix (at least partially) this issue in the next version (will be released on the next week).
By default standard SQL92 TO_DATE function will be used. MySQL plugin will use STR_TO_DATE function.

Note that TO_DATE function may be not supported by many databases. For now I have tested it for Oracle and PostgreSQL and it works fine.
Anyway - exporing datetime values in plain form (for SQL export format) doesn't make sense at all so TO_DATE approach is much better.
Serge
 
Posts: 1526
Joined: Sat Feb 26, 2011 8:24 pm
Location: SPb


Return to Support



Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 20 guests