I suspect the '-fast' introduced arithmetic associativity transformations that 
horology is sensitive to.  I've seen this in the past.

The solution I used was to mod the Makefile to exclude the sensitive routines 
from the aggressive optimizations.  As I recall, adt.c was the prime culprit.

- Luke

Msg is shrt cuz m on ma treo

 -----Original Message-----
From:   Bruce Momjian [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]
Sent:   Tuesday, September 26, 2006 11:51 AM Eastern Standard Time
To:     Zdenek Kotala
Cc:     pgsql-hackers@postgresql.org; Tom Lane; [EMAIL PROTECTED]
Subject:        Re: [HACKERS] horo(r)logy test fail on solaris (again and

Zdenek Kotala wrote:
> I tried regression test with Postgres Beta and horology test field. See 
> attached log. It appears few month ago - see 
> http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-ports/2006-06/msg00004.php
> I used Sun Studio 11 with -fast flag and SPARC platform.

Are you looking for ways to contort Solaris to make PostgreSQL fail? 
That doesn't prove much about PostgreSQL, but rather about Solaris.

  Bruce Momjian   [EMAIL PROTECTED]
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