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From "Dan Hecht (Code Review)" <ger...@cloudera.org>
Subject [Impala-ASF-CR] IMPALA-4877: fix precedence of unary -/+
Date Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:51:13 GMT
Dan Hecht has uploaded a new change for review.

  http://gerrit.cloudera.org:8080/6044

Change subject: IMPALA-4877: fix precedence of unary -/+
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IMPALA-4877: fix precedence of unary -/+

Currently, expressions such as "-2 / 3" parse as "-(2 / 3)". In
practice this usually doesn't cause differences for most common
expressions. However, it does interact with a heuristic that changes
decimal expression types to double when one operand is non-decimal
(see JIRA). For example, before this fix,

  typeof(2.0/3.0) = DECIMAL
  typeof(-2.0/3.0) = DOUBLE

With this fix, both expressions result in a DECIMAL.

Technically this is a compatibility breaking change but it seems
like no one would expect the current behavior so I think we should
fix it. Let me know if you disagree.

Change-Id: I39cf388ae6e37e1b1e12ddea5fd3878c9c2620d1
---
M be/src/exprs/expr-test.cc
M fe/src/main/cup/sql-parser.cup
2 files changed, 15 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)


  git pull ssh://gerrit.cloudera.org:29418/Impala-ASF refs/changes/44/6044/1
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Gerrit-MessageType: newchange
Gerrit-Change-Id: I39cf388ae6e37e1b1e12ddea5fd3878c9c2620d1
Gerrit-PatchSet: 1
Gerrit-Project: Impala-ASF
Gerrit-Branch: master
Gerrit-Owner: Dan Hecht <dhecht@cloudera.com>

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