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(OT) parsing time in mysqlby sulfericacid (Deacon)
|on Aug 11, 2006 at 21:08 UTC||Need Help??|
sulfericacid has asked for the
wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:
This was partially discussed in the CB earlier this morning but thought the idea would be easier if there were some examples.
I have a column "time" with timestamps that look like 2006-08-10 10:48:21. I need to select them based on TODAY, THIS WEEK, THIS MONTH, etc.
I am currently using CURDATE(),INTERVAL $by ($by: 1 day, 7 day, etc) which I could probably get by with but it's not quite right. I don't want a "past 24 hours" select, I want a select from today since midnight. On the same token, I don't want the past 7 days, I want this week from Sunday. Same goes for the current month and year.
Selecting an interval on 1 year or even 365 days brings back a year from the current date, not the year of 2006.
I'm looking for non-modular solutions on how this could be pieced together.
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