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INDEX broken on NUMERIC type.

From: mschout(at)gkg(dot)net
To: pgsql-bugs(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: INDEX broken on NUMERIC type.
Date: 1999-09-28 02:40:27
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Your name		: Michael Schout
Your email address	: mschout(at)gkg(dot)net

System Configuration
  Architecture (example: Intel Pentium)  	: Intel Pentium-II

  Operating System (example: Linux 2.0.26 ELF) 	: Linux 2.2.12 ELF

  PostgreSQL version (example: PostgreSQL-6.5.2): PostgreSQL-6.5.2 

  Compiler used (example:  gcc 2.8.0)		: gcc egcs-2.91.66

Please enter a FULL description of your problem:

NUMERIC type cannot be used in an INDEX.

Please describe a way to repeat the problem.   Please try to provide a
concise reproducible example, if at all possible: 

Method (1) using primary key syntax:
scdrought=> create table foo ( f1 NUMERIC(3,0) primary key );
NOTICE:  CREATE TABLE/PRIMARY KEY will create implicit index 'foo_pkey' for table 'foo'
ERROR:  Can't find a default operator class for type 1700.

Method (2) do it by hand.
mschout=> create table foo (f1 NUMERIC(3,0));
mschout=> CREATE UNIQUE INDEX foo_pkey ON foo (f1);
ERROR:  Can't find a default operator class for type 1700.

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