a strange problem

Posted on 2006-07-21
Last Modified: 2008-02-26
hi all,

i have a very strange problem. i have query like this

select as queue_id, b.*, c.text
from xxx a left join yyy b on (a.SMS_ID =
left join zzz c on (c.content_id = b.content_id)
is_send = 'N' and
day in (-1, to_number(to_char(SYSDATE, 'D'))) and
(minute = -1 or
minute  <= to_number(to_char(sysdate, 'HH24')) * 60 + to_number(to_char(sysdate, 'MI')))
c.text is not null and
(b.last_sent_sms is null or b.last_sent_sms != c.text) and
(c.content_date is null or (to_char(sysdate, 'yyyy/mm/dd') = to_char(c.content_date, 'yyyy/mm/dd')))
and (
b.comparison_operator is null or
(b.comparison_operator = '=' and b.comparison_value = c.price) or
(b.comparison_operator = '>' and b.comparison_value > c.price) or
(b.comparison_operator = '<' and b.comparison_value < c.price)

when i run this from toad it works fine and return 2 row but when i want to run in my java project it work very strangely and return only 1 work.

i couldnt understand anything why it behaves like that. it problem cause of java.

if you help me, i will be pleased.
thanks in advance.
Question by:komputer
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Expert Comment

ID: 17155378
Try to use brackets..after "Where" clause and after two "and".

Author Comment

ID: 17166200
i' ve just realised the problem cause of to_number(to_char(SYSDATE, 'D')) to return the day of week. it changes depend on the regional settings. for american it returns 2 for monday while returns 1 for UK.

is there any function that runs independent of regional settings to return the week of day in oracle.

or any solution to be independent of regional settings to calculate the week of day.


Accepted Solution

valipotor earned 125 total points
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I think this solves your problem


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Is your problem solved? Please let me know.

Author Comment

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earthman2's solution seems work.

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