On Sat, Feb 13, 2016 at 1:48 AM, Tom Lane <t...@sss.pgh.pa.us> wrote:
> Andres Freund <and...@anarazel.de> writes:
>> On February 12, 2016 5:29:44 PM GMT+01:00, Tom Lane <t...@sss.pgh.pa.us> 
>> wrote:
>>> We should standardize on the "((var & FLAG) != 0)"
>>> pattern, which works reliably in all cases.
>> That's what the second version of my patch, and I presume Michael's updated 
>> one as well, does. I think the only open question is how far to backpatch. 
>> While annoying work, I think we should go all the way.
> I don't object to that, if someone wants to do the work.  A good argument
> for it is that we'd otherwise be laying a nasty trap for future
> back-patched bug fixes, which might well rely on the cleaned-up behavior.

>From the MSVC-only perspective, that's down to 9.3, but it would
definitely make sense to backpatch 2 versions further down to
facilitate future bug fix integration, so +1 to get that down to 9.1.
Andres, I guess that you are on that? That's your patch after all.

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