Re: [PATCH] Improve geometric types

From: Emre Hasegeli <emre(at)hasegeli(dot)com>
To: Tomas Vondra <tomas(dot)vondra(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Thomas Munro <thomas(dot)munro(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>, Kyotaro HORIGUCHI <horiguchi(dot)kyotaro(at)lab(dot)ntt(dot)co(dot)jp>, PostgreSQL Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)lists(dot)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Improve geometric types
Date: 2018-08-01 11:40:00
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> Ah, so there's an assumption that NaNs are handled earlier and never reach
> this place? That's probably a safe assumption. I haven't thought about that,
> it simply seemed suspicious that the code mixes direct comparisons and
> float8_mi() calls.

The comparison functions handle NaNs. The arithmetic functions handle
returning error on underflow, overflow and division by zero. I
assumed we want to return error on those in any case, but we don't
want to handle NaNs at every place.

> Not sure, I'll leave that up to you. I don't mind doing it in a separate
> patch (I'd probably prefer that over mixing it into unrelated patch).

It is attached separately.

Attachment Content-Type Size
0001-geo-debug-v00.patch application/octet-stream 2.8 KB
0002-geo-float-v14.patch application/octet-stream 82.5 KB
0003-line-fixes-v13.patch application/octet-stream 12.9 KB
0004-geo-tests-v09.patch application/octet-stream 659.3 KB

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