Subject Re: [ib-support] Re: join RDB$DATABASE
Author Helen Borrie
At 07:46 PM 19/03/2003 +0000, you wrote:

>then, what is CURRENT_DATE, if it isn't a field of RDB$DATABASE?

It is a context variable that is calculated on demand by the server. You
can select CURRENT_DATE (or any other context variable) as an output column
expression in any query. You can also insert it directly into database
DATE columns and use it directly in triggers, stored procedures and