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truncation errors storing a Date in MySQL table

mat buckland
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Joined: Sep 01, 2009
Posts: 24
I have a 'timestamp' field in a mysql table.

when I attempt to insert a Date into the table. Like this:


I get the error: Data truncation: Incorrect datetime value: 'Thu Oct 01 11:08:57 BST 2009'

I've tried changing the timestamp field to DATETIME, TIMESTAMP and DATE but to no avail.

What am I doing wrong?

thanks
Jan Cumps
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Joined: Dec 20, 2006
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Use a java.sql.PreparedStatement and set the time with setDateTime();

If you would print your sql statement before executing it, you would see why it fails. The value of currenTime is not what you expect.

Regards, Jan


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