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Silent int overflow

From: "Jim C(dot) Nasby" <jim(at)nasby(dot)net>
To: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Silent int overflow
Date: 2004-04-27 23:30:04
Message-ID: 20040427233004.GS41429@nasby.net (view raw or flat)
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stats=# select 10000*1000000000, 10000*1000000000::bigint;
  ?column?  |    ?column?    
------------+----------------
 1316134912 | 10000000000000
(1 row)

Shouldn't the first expression throw an error instead of rolling over
silently?

Version 7.4.2 if it matters...
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