Tom Lane wrote:
> Roman Kononov <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > On 12/27/2006 03:23 PM, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> >> Are you sure?  As I remember, computation automatically upgrades to
> >> 'double'.  See this program and output:
> > This is platform- and compiler- dependent:
> ... and probably irrelevant, too.  We should store the result into a
> float4 variable and then test for isinf() on that; that eliminates the
> question of whether the compiler did the multiply in a wider format or
> not.

True for overflow to Infinity, but underflow checking is better for
float4 using float8.  See previous email for details.

  Bruce Momjian   [EMAIL PROTECTED]

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