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Re: DECIMAL NULL value

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: xavierb(at)benon(dot)com, pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: DECIMAL NULL value
Date: 2001-04-30 02:29:57
Message-ID: 200104300229.f3U2Tvl04386@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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With 7.1 I get:
	
	test=> CREATE TABLE test (price DECIMAL(9,2));
	CREATE
	test=> INSERT INTO test VALUES ('NULL');
	ERROR:  Bad numeric input format 'NULL'

> Xavier Bergade (xavierb(at)benon(dot)com) reports a bug with a severity of 2
> The lower the number the more severe it is.
> 
> Short Description
> DECIMAL NULL value
> 
> Long Description
> Version: 7.0.3
> Platform: Intel 586, 512 megs RAM
> 
> CREATE TABLE test (price DECIMAL(9,2));
> INSERT INTO test VALUES ('NULL');
> 
> Will crash the backend, anytime.
> 
> It should come with a message:
> ERROR:  Bad numeric input format 'NULL'
> 
> Anything instead of 'NULL' will correctly report the error without crashing.
> 
> Sample Code
> CREATE TABLE test (price DECIMAL(9,2));
> INSERT INTO test VALUES ('NULL');
> 
> 
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> 
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