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Re: BUG #6238: ECPG converts "long long" to long on Windows

From: Michael Meskes <meskes(at)postgresql(dot)org>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>, Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>,Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>,Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>,Michael Meskes <meskes(at)postgresql(dot)org>,Jim Gray <jim(dot)gray(at)bull(dot)com>, Pg Bugs <pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: BUG #6238: ECPG converts "long long" to long on Windows
Date: 2011-10-19 10:17:31
Message-ID: 20111019101731.GA27614@hyperion.credativ.lan (view raw or flat)
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On Sun, Oct 16, 2011 at 04:15:01PM -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
> I believe that in ecpg, the requirement is "support the data types
> defined by the C compiler", that is we should support long long with
> whatever width it actually has on the platform.  Just about everyplace

Right.

We added that to make sure we support the same embedded sql sourcecode on all systems no matter if they have long long or not.

Michael

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