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boolean type cast

From: Taiki Yamaguchi <yamaguti(at)sra(dot)co(dot)jp>
To: pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: boolean type cast
Date: 2006-08-21 02:35:05
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I found a minor glitch in the documentation for 8.1 where it talks about
boolean data type.

Here is what the documentation says:

"Tip:  Values of the boolean type cannot be cast directly to other types
(e.g., CAST (boolval AS integer) does not work)."

It is true for pre-8.1. As for 8.1, however, boolean type cast works:

=# select true::int;
(1 row)


Taiki Yamaguchi


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