datetime string conversion error

Christian Heimes lists at cheimes.de
Tue Mar 16 20:07:32 CET 2010


Jordan Apgar wrote:
> Hey all,
> I'm trying to convert a string to a date time object and all my fields
> convert except for month which seems to default to january.
> 
> here's what I'm doing:
> date = "2010-03-16 14:46:38.409137"
>  olddate = datetime.strptime(date,"%Y-%m-%j %H:%M:%S.%f")
> 
> print date
> print olddate
> 
> I get:
> 2010-03-16 14:46:38.409137
> 2010-01-16 14:46:38.409137
> 
> notice the 01 in the second date from what I could tell everything is
> formatted correctly.


%j is documtend as "Day of the year as a decimal number [001,366].". Did
you mean %d instead?

Christian




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