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Re: ECPG error message

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Michael Meskes <meskes(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: ECPG error message
Date: 2001-10-23 14:52:31
Message-ID: 3927.1003848751@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Michael Meskes <meskes(at)postgresql(dot)org> writes:
>> What's the problem with long double?
>> Isn't it a standard C data type?

> Is it? Is it available on non-gcc compilers too?

"long double" doesn't exist in ANSI C; it's a new feature of C99.

Since we have no backend datatype that corresponds to long double,
I don't see any strong reason for ecpg to support it.

			regards, tom lane

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