Kandy Wong wrote:
> Hi Saul,
> I need to use C++ and I'm not writing a web application.
> Thanks anyway.
you can do something like:
select min(abs(timediff("<targettime>",timestamp))) from <table> where
if you use the libmysql you can get the result as strings back (the method i prefer) and
in what ever you need.
>>> The followings are the timestamp in the MySQL database:
>>> | 2008-08-05 03:56:09 | 1217933769 |
>>> | 2008-08-05 03:56:19 | 1217933779 |
>>> | 2008-08-05 03:56:29 | 1217933789 |
>>> | 2008-08-05 03:59:39 | 1217933979 |
>>> | 2008-08-05 03:59:49 | 1217933989 |
>>> | 2008-08-05 03:59:59 | 1217933999 |
>>> | 2008-08-05 04:02:39 | 1217934159 |
>>> | 2008-08-05 04:02:49 | 1217934169 |
>>> | 2008-08-05 04:02:59 | 1217934179 |
>>> For example, '2008-08-05 04:01:39' is the time provided by the user
>>> does not exist in the database. So, how can I return the closest data?
>>> know I can make use of 'LIKE' but this will return more than one data.
>>> What is the best method to get the closest one?
>>> And what is the good connector (C++ to MySQL) to use?
>>> Any suggestion?
>>> Thank you.
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