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Re: [PgFoundry] Unsigned Data Types [1 of 2]

From: "Jaime Casanova" <jcasanov(at)systemguards(dot)com(dot)ec>
To: "Tom Lane" <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: "Ryan Bradetich" <rbradetich(at)gmail(dot)com>, pgsql-patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [PgFoundry] Unsigned Data Types [1 of 2]
Date: 2008-09-06 23:22:10
Message-ID: 3073cc9b0809061622m27009a1at6864d59d00832d2d@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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On Sat, Sep 6, 2008 at 3:57 PM, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
> "Jaime Casanova" <jcasanov(at)systemguards(dot)com(dot)ec> writes:
>> seems there is something wrong in the unlikely macro (i'm using GCC
>> 4.2.3 in Ubuntu 4.2.3-2ubuntu7 with amd64)
>
>> postgres=# select -256::uint1;
>> ERROR:  uint1 out of range
>
> No, that's just because this is parsed as -(256::uint1)
>

ah! ok, i see the point...

postgres=# select 256::uint1;
ERROR:  uint1 out of range

but is right that way of parsing? so i get a negative number instead
of an error?

-- 
regards,
Jaime Casanova
Soporte y capacitación de PostgreSQL
Asesoría y desarrollo de sistemas
Guayaquil - Ecuador
Cel. (593) 87171157

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