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convert timestamp to date

Anthony Smith
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Joined: Sep 10, 2001
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How do I convert a java.sql.Timestamp to java.sql.Date? I thought I could just cast the (java.sql.Date)timestamp_var but that does nto work.
Wayne L Johnson
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Joined: Sep 03, 2003
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Both of the classes (java.sql.Date and java.sql.Timestamp) subclass java.util.Date, so as "siblings" you can not cast instances of one to instances of another. However you'll notice that both of them inherit [or override] the "getTime()" method which returns a value of type "long". Both of them also have a constructor that takes a value of type "long".
So you can do the following:
Dirk Schreckmann

Joined: Dec 10, 2001
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Moving this to the JDBC forum...

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