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Old 11-29-2007, 07:58 PM   #1
loplayers
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how to compare date string??


i have query two date from database to two variables a and b;
a:2007-12-01 01:00:00
b:2007-11-31 22:00:00

i want to compare two date that which one is the latest day?
so how can i do with using if command or other command??
 
Old 11-29-2007, 08:40 PM   #2
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Hya,

If you are using C, strptime() may be what you want.

If 3 min past 7 o'clock January 1st 2007 is 2007-01-01 07:03:00 (note leading zero), just comparing them in character string may be good enough.

Hope this helps.

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