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Re: float4 regression test failed on linux parisc

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Jim Buttafuoco" <jim(at)contactbda(dot)com>
Cc: "pgsql-hackers" <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: float4 regression test failed on linux parisc
Date: 2005-02-01 17:06:30
Message-ID: 15525.1107277590@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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"Jim Buttafuoco" <jim(at)contactbda(dot)com> writes:
> I am getting a float4 regression test failure.  I have extracted the SQL from both the float4 and float8 tests below.  
> Both should return NAN

> I looked at the code,  The float4div does the operation as float8's then checks the value.  The value is a valid 
> float8 NAN.  The call to CheckFloat4Val is missing a cast back to float4.  If I put the cast in I get the expected 
> results (NAN).

This report is about as clear as mud :-(.  What platform is this, and
what source code change are you proposing *exactly* ?

			regards, tom lane

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