Datediff Function not Giving Number of Years Result for Dates Prior to 1970 (Doc ID 825078.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 23, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Insurance Docuflex - Version 11.3 and later
Oracle Documaker - Version 11.3 and later
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)
***Checked for relevance on 16-JUL-2012***

Symptoms

The "datediff " function in Docuflex and Transall is used to return the difference in years or
days between 2 dates. If either of these dates is prior to 1970 an error is returned:
"Error: (1251)E: Invalid date value, first (or second) date parameter".
.

Cause

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