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Old 06-04-2005, 12:19 PM   #1
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Mysql time difference


Hi Guys,


How do i calculate time difference between two time stamps in mysql?

I have a datetime field with data in the format YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM:SS

I need a difference in seconds. So i tried ..

select now() - mydatetimefield from mytable;

This is giving me a weird values and not exactly the difference in seconds.

Can you help?
 
Old 06-04-2005, 01:05 PM   #2
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Have a look to : http://dev.mysql.com/doc/mysql/en/da...functions.html
 
  


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