Tom Lane wrote:

> Specifically, I think what you missed is that on some platforms C
> functions pass or return float values differently from similar-sized
> integer or pointer values (typically, the float values get passed in
> floating-point registers).

Argh ... I would have certainly missed that.

> It'd be less ugly to convert to v1 calling convention.

Okay -- I'll change contrib/seg to v1 to greenify back the buildfarm.

> So I think we really do need to offer that compile-time option.
> Failing to do so will be tantamount to desupporting v0 functions
> altogether, which I don't think we're prepared to do.

I have asked the Cybertec guys for a patch.  Since it's basically a copy
of the float8 change, it should be easy to do.

Alvaro Herrera                      
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