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Re: Change in behavior of string concat operator

From: "Benjamin Krajmalnik" <kraj(at)illumen(dot)com>
To: "Milen A(dot) Radev" <milen(at)radev(dot)net>,<pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Change in behavior of string concat operator
Date: 2008-12-08 16:28:21
Message-ID: F4E6A2751A2823418A21D4A160B689882B8ABD@fletch.stackdump.local (view raw or flat)
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Thanks.

Then we have an inconsistency between this and the documentation for the || operator, where it is showing the abilty to concat numeric types without explicit casting.

http://www.postgresql.org/docs/8.3/static/functions-string.html
 

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> Subject: Re: [ADMIN] Change in behavior of string concat operator
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> Benjamin Krajmalnik написа:
> > I just migrated from 8.1 to 8.3, running on FreeBSD 7.0 amd64.
> > Running 8.3.5
> [...]
> > Select userid::varchar || accountno::varchar || 
> requestdate::date as 
> > newcolumn from table At the very least, the documentation should be 
> > updated to reflect the new behavior, although I believe 
> this is a bug.
> 
> 
> http://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/static/release-8-3.html
> #AEN86272
> 
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