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    aweigert
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    Hi I'm trying to write to a database that contains a DATE data type... I used

    $date = GETDATE();
    $curDate = $date["year"] + "-" + $date["month"] + "-" + $date["mday"];
    $result = MYSQL_QUERY("SELECT * FROM dbStats WHERE DBName = '$ELMDb' AND Date = '$curDate'");

    it does not work right same when I try to reinsert values... for that date... I'm trying to update the Add and Delete count for that date for that db name...

    $result = MYSQL_QUERY("INSERT INTO dbStats VALUES('$ELMDb', $curDate, $dbAdd, $dbDelete)");

    any suggestions... thanks in advance
    Adam...

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    PAV
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    You can also try it with the various datefunctions of MySQL, for example use NOW() for the current date:
    e.g. insert into TABLE where date=NOW()
    So you don't have to make difficult concatenations in PHP. If you only make a slight mistake, MySQL refuses to fulfill your command, without any warning.

    Regards, Peter

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