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Re: [PORTS] Port Bug Report: no indexing allowed on int8 type

From: Bruce Momjian <maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: rprowel(at)uswest(dot)com
Cc: pgsql-ports(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: [PORTS] Port Bug Report: no indexing allowed on int8 type
Date: 1999-03-23 18:50:22
Message-ID: 199903231850.NAA18575@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Lists: pgsql-ports
This is a known problem in 6.4, but will be fixed in 6.5 beta, which
should release in the next few weeks.

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> Your name		: Bob Prowel
> Your email address	: rprowel(at)uswest(dot)com
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> Category		: runtime: back-end: SQL
> Severity		: non-critical
> 
> Summary: no indexing allowed on int8 type
> 
> System Configuration
> --------------------
>   Operating System   : Linux 2.2.2
> 
>   PostgreSQL version : 6.4.2
> 
>   Compiler used      : gcc 2.8.2
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> Hardware:
> ---------
> Pentium 90 PCI, 32MB, SCSI/IDE
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> Versions of other tools:
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> GNU tools supplied with Redhat Linux
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> Problem Description:
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> create table users (uid int8 primary key, cuid varchar(16),
> 	user_name varchar(50));
> 
> generates error similar to
> "unknown default operator for type 20"
> 
> failed table create also tricks psql into believing that the
> table was created even though it doesn't show up in the
> \dt list.  Must exit psql and reenter to clear the 
> condition.
> 
> When I change the uid int8 to an int4 the error goes away.
> This makes me question whether the long integer type was
> fully implemented in the SQL engine.
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> Test Case:
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> see above
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> Solution:
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> Guessing here: Check implementation of int8 type and make 
> sure it has all needed operations properly defined??? 
> -- my dimes worth (inflation ya know)
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