Andres Freund <> writes:
> On 2016-02-11 13:37:17 -0500, Tom Lane wrote:
>> Absolutely; they don't work safely for testing bits that aren't in the
>> rightmost byte of a flag word, for instance.  I'm on board with making
>> these fixes, I'm just unconvinced that stdbool is a good reason for it.

> Oh, ok. Interactions with stdbool was what made me looking into this,
> that's primarily why I mentioned it.   What's your thinking about
> back-patching, independent of that then?

Well, Yury was saying upthread that some MSVC versions have a problem
with the existing coding, which would be a reason to back-patch ...
but I'd like to see a failing buildfarm member first.  Don't particularly
want to promise to support compilers not represented in the farm.

                        regards, tom lane

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