"Carlos Fernando Scheidecker Antunes" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote in
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> Hello All,
> I would like to convert integers like the day, month and year to a date
representation to store it in a session variable.
> There's a form where the user posts day, month and year. So then I run
checkdate($month,$day,$year) and make sure the date is valid.
> So, let's say I have 12 for month, 30 for day and 2001 as year. Do I have
to create a timestamp? How to create a
> TimeStamp?
> I need to store it as 30/12/2001 (but not a string) not only on a session
variable but also to make it easier to work with a MySQL table.
> After that I want to play with it as a string so I will use the date()
function, that's why it is important to save it as a validade date format
> Any sugestions?
> Thank you in advance,
> Carlos Fernando.
> Linux User #207984

see http://php.net/mktime or http://php.net/gmmktime , which will give you a
unix timestamp that date() will accept (as will FROM_UNIXTIME() in MYSQL if
you want to use that for storing it in the database)

mktime(0, 0, 0, $month, $day, $year) should do the trick

-- Daniel Grace

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