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getTimeStamp() returns a UTC time

Anupam Bhatt
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Joined: Mar 12, 2004
Posts: 81
I am doing the following sequence of steps to get the time from a column in database.

Timestamp ts1 = rs.getTimeStamp(1);
Date myDate = new Date(ts1.getTime());

This returns me a time according to database locale, however i require the time accroding to the JVM's locale.

I guess there must be some conversion api's [is using calendar the solution?]
any pointers?

Jeanne Boyarsky
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Joined: May 26, 2003
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It's actually just returning you a Date object which doesn't have a locale. Take a look at SimpleDateFormat for outputting it using different locales.

You mentioned UTC times. Do you mean timezones rather than locales?

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