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Re: Strange interval arithmetic

From: Michael Fuhr <mike(at)fuhr(dot)org>
To: Christopher Kings-Lynne <chriskl(at)familyhealth(dot)com(dot)au>
Cc: PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Strange interval arithmetic
Date: 2005-11-27 18:27:54
Message-ID: 20051127182754.GA64395@winnie.fuhr.org (view raw or flat)
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On Sun, Nov 27, 2005 at 08:45:18AM -0700, Michael Fuhr wrote:
> Looks like the value is stuck at 2^31 - 1 seconds:

I see this behavior back to at least 7.3.  I'd guess it's because
strtol() indicates overflow by returning LONG_MAX and setting errno
to ERANGE, but the code doesn't check for that.

-- 
Michael Fuhr

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