Re: power() function in Windows: "value out of range: underflow"

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "David G(dot) Johnston" <david(dot)g(dot)johnston(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>, David Rowley <david(dot)rowley(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>, Huong Dangminh <huo-dangminh(at)ys(dot)jp(dot)nec(dot)com>, Pg Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>, Akio Iwaasa <aki-iwaasa(at)vt(dot)jp(dot)nec(dot)com>
Subject: Re: power() function in Windows: "value out of range: underflow"
Date: 2018-05-02 14:42:27
Message-ID: 17878.1525272147@sss.pgh.pa.us
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"David G. Johnston" <david(dot)g(dot)johnston(at)gmail(dot)com> writes:
> On Tue, May 1, 2018 at 12:08 PM, Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:
>> That's probably true, but making dev, test, and production boxes
>> similar is generally good practice and users can do as much or as
>> little of it as they find they need in order to avoid getting burned.
>> They can't do anything about behavior changes we inject into minor
>> releases.

> ‚Äč+1; this doesn't seem clear-cut and important enough to deviate from the
> (for me) preferable position of leaving well-enough-alone in the back
> branches.

Well, I seem to be in the minority here, so unless additional people
chime in, I'll revert this in the back branches shortly.

regards, tom lane

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