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prepared statement problem

prepared statement problem

(OP)
Hi everybody!

I have a problem when i am trying to cast to a date in a prepared statement sentence.

My sql sentence part is:

|| ' WHERE  '
|| ' CAST(CAST(YEAR( FH1)) AS VARCHAR(4))'
|| '-'
|| 'CAST (MONTH(FH1) AS VARCHAR(2))'
|| '-'
|| '01 AS DATE)'
|| ' >=  CURRENT DATE '

And give me the error that i cannot use the - .

Any ideas to solve the problem?

Thanks.  

RE: prepared statement problem

The problem is that here you use syntax for the single quote that would work for an interactive SQL command. so basically the  '-' needs to be placed INSIDE another container: ''-'' or "'-'".
To be honest, I do not know the solution that works with DB2. (to long ago).
In SQL server I use QUOTENAME in stored procedures , or dual single quotes:

'' '-' ''

You may need to play around and see which one works..

  

Ties Blom
 
 

RE: prepared statement problem

(OP)
Thanks!

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