Thanks! You da man!
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From: Warren Young [mailto:mysqlpp@stripped]
Sent: Tuesday, April 01, 2008 8:04 PM
To: MySQL++ Mailing List
Subject: Re: Loss of float precision
Dave Bailey wrote:
> If you view the raw file and look for the definition of
> Item_func_ieee754_to_string::val_str(String *str)
> the comment specifies that 17 digits of precision are needed for
> It is also true that 9 digits are needed for single precision. I
> it, but I tested it once with every possible value of a single
> and found that there were cases where 8 digits was not enough to
> a lossless conversion from float to string and back.
Well, OK... :) The patch is in svn now.
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