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Old 10-05-2009
DB variable substitution in Pro*C


I have declared two DB variables as
static long db_sample_date_val;
static int db_sample_time_val;

and I'm using these varibales in my code as
INTO sample_tbl(sample_dt)
VALUES (TO_DATE(:db_sample_date_val::db_sample_time_val, 'J:SSSSS'));

I have to use colon infornt of the DB variable for value substitution. But when I execute this query using Pro*C,
I'm getting an SQL Exception because of the two colon being used.

I also tried TO_DATE(':db_sample_date_val::db_sample_time_val', 'J:SSSSS') and
TO_DATE(':db_sample_date_val':':db_sample_time_val', 'J:SSSSS'). But I still get the Exception.

Can anyone help me with this piece of code ?

Thanks in advance!!!
Mary Antony
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Old 10-05-2009
to_date takes a char
static long db_sample_date_val=0;
static int db_sample_time_val=0;
static char something[32]={0x0};

sprintf(something, "%d:%05d", db_sample_date_val, db_sample_time_val)
INTO sample_tbl(sample_dt)
VALUES (TO_DATE(:something, 'J:SSSSS'));

Also, do not neglect checking for sqlca.sqlcode < 0 after every sql operation.

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