On Fri, 2003-09-05 at 06:07, Richard Huxton wrote:
> PG's parser will assume an explicit number is an int4 - if you need an int8 
> etc you'll need to cast it, yes.

Or enclose the integer literal in single quotes.

> You should find plenty of discussion of why in the archives, but the short 
> reason is that PG's type structure is quite flexible which means it can't 
> afford to make too many assumptions.

Well, it's definitely a bug in PG, it's "quite flexible" type structure


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