Tom Lane wrote:
> Michael Fuhr <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
>> In Plauger's _The Standard C Library_ (1992) on p 335 is an excerpt
>> from the standard (I think).   At the end of a section entitled
>> " The strtod function" is the following: "If the correct
>> value would cause underflow, zero is returned and the value of the
>> macro ERANGE is stored in errno."
> The Single Unix Spec also makes it clear that ERANGE on underflow is not
> optional:
> I think there is no question that OpenBSD is broken.  The question for
> us is whether we should expend effort to work around that.  We already
> have a "small-is-zero" workaround comparison file in the main regression
> tests, so my thought is that ecpg should probably do likewise ...

The openbsd guys are already aware of the issue and working on a solution:


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