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DB2 SQL Convert Packed Decimal to Time with Formatting

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JeffFlag for United States of America asked on
DB2SQL* AS400
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LPSDT and LPFDT are date and time stored as Packed Decimal. I am attempting to extract the information out and put it in time format and calculate Time Spent.

select LPEM as "Employee", LPLC as "LaborCode", 
to_date(char(lpsdt), 'YYYYMMDDHH24MISS') as "Start Date/Time",
to_date(char(lpfdt), 'YYYYMMDDHH24MISS') as "Finish Date/Time",
to_date(char(lpfdt), 'YYYYMMDDHH24MISS') - to_date(char(lpsdt), 'YYYYMMDDHH24MISS') as "Time Spent",
from labor.empmngmnt
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Kent Olsen
Data Warehouse / Database Architect

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