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Re: horo(r)logy test fail on solaris (again and solved)

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Zdenek Kotala <Zdenek(dot)Kotala(at)Sun(dot)COM>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org, Match(dot)Grun(at)thomson(dot)com
Subject: Re: horo(r)logy test fail on solaris (again and solved)
Date: 2006-09-26 15:37:22
Message-ID: 26191.1159285042@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Zdenek Kotala <Zdenek(dot)Kotala(at)Sun(dot)COM> writes:
> But the question is if the "-fast" flag is good for postgres. The -fast 
> flag sets "brutal" floating point optimization and some operation should 
> have less precision. Is possible verify that floating point operation 
> works well?

That's a pretty good way to guarantee that you'll break the datetime
code.

It might be acceptable if you use --enable-integer-datetimes.

			regards, tom lane

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