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Date column type not recognized in postgresql external table



When trying to insert data in an external table of PostgreSQL which has a Date column and mapped to a class which has a property of Date type, error occurs at the time of commit.

Error Messages

Error in commit() Database-BadTableMapping-UnsupportedColumnType

Steps to Reproduce

  1. Map an external table in PostgreSQL with a Date column.
  2. Try to do an obj-save to this table.

Root Cause

At this time there is no plan in place to support Date on Postgres.


Use Varchar column type for storing date value when using PostgreSQL.

Published March 8, 2018 - Updated October 8, 2020

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