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From:Paul DuBois Date:October 11 2002 10:48pm
Subject:Re: basic question
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At 11:50 -0400 10/11/02, Edward Peloke wrote:
>sql query
>when I am defining a table, how do I set the default of a datetime column to
>the current time?  I tried setting the default to now()  but it just fills
>the column with 00:00 etc..

You don't.  Default values must be constants.

The TIMESTAMP column type might be useful to you for this purpose.
But read about it in the manual to be sure you're aware of all its


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