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Artifact ID: f550c0f0179a89552df5905e36ef0b96c4bda5438709fded13d0985929207cb8
Ticket: dd6bffbfb6e61db9ecc9ea833d586427961ccc9d
CAST to NUMERIC no longer converts to INTEGER
User & Date: mrigger 2019-06-08 21:31:57
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  1. Change icomment to:

    Consider the following example:

    CREATE TABLE t0 (c0 TEXT);
    INSERT INTO t0(c0) VALUES ('1.0');
    SELECT CAST(c0 AS NUMERIC) FROM t0; -- expected: 1, actual: 1.0
    

    From the following part of the documentation, I would expect that the the value '1.0' is converted to 1:

    Casting a TEXT or BLOB value into NUMERIC first does a forced conversion into REAL but then further converts the result into INTEGER if and only if the conversion from REAL to INTEGER is lossless and reversible.
    

    I remember that this previously worked as I would expect. Could this be a regression caused by [67a68af5578f08d2]?

  2. Change login to "mrigger"
  3. Change mimetype to "text/x-fossil-wiki"
  4. Change severity to "Critical"
  5. Change status to "Open"
  6. Change title to "CAST to NUMERIC no longer converts to INTEGER"
  7. Change type to "Code_Defect"