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Re: USECS_* constants undefined with float8 timestamps?

From: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: "Johann 'Myrkraverk' Oskarsson" <johann(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>
Cc: PostgreSQL Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: USECS_* constants undefined with float8 timestamps?
Date: 2011-07-29 23:14:35
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On Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 11:18 AM, Johann 'Myrkraverk' Oskarsson
<johann(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I just noticed that the USECS_* constants are not defined when the server
> is compiled without integer dates and timestamps.
> Explicitly, timestamp.h is
> #define USECS_PER_DAY   INT64CONST(86400000000)
> #define USECS_PER_HOUR  INT64CONST(3600000000)
> #define USECS_PER_MINUTE INT64CONST(60000000)
> #define USECS_PER_SEC   INT64CONST(1000000)
> #endif
> Is there a particular reason for this?  Even with float8 timestamps
> there are uses for these constants in extensions.

I don't see any particular reason not define them unconditionally.

Robert Haas
The Enterprise PostgreSQL Company

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