Re: Possible bug in CASE evaluation

From: Albe Laurenz <laurenz(dot)albe(at)wien(dot)gv(dot)at>
To: "Andres Freund *EXTERN*" <andres(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>
Cc: "pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org" <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Possible bug in CASE evaluation
Date: 2013-06-21 09:20:21
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Andres Freund wrote:
> On 2013-06-21 08:16:22 +0000, Albe Laurenz wrote:
> > I want to draw attention to this thread on -general:
> > CAMQ5dGq4SuJPbhT2-9XLAPAsvKNUL2-bb0cPyci2Fp+pfSfc3g(at)mail(dot)gmail(dot)com
> There's also a bug reported for it:
> #8237: E1Uovmc-0007FT-R4(at)wrigleys(dot)postgresql(dot)org
> > Would you concur that this is a bug?
> Yes, I think it's pretty clearly a bug - Tom doesn't seem think so
> though. If we can agree it is, the fix outlined over on -bugs seems to
> be easily enough implemented...

I think that it is surprising behaviour.

If fixing the behaviour is undesirable, at least the documentation
should be fixed.

Laurenz Albe

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