Subject Re: [Firebird-general] Historic Question
Author Helen Borrie
At 11:01 p.m. 5/02/2015, Lester Caine lester@... [Firebird-general] wrote:
>I'm just having fun with 64 bit support in PHP and while drafting a
>reply I suddenly thought. "When did 64bit BIGINT appear in Firebird?"

It was always in Firebird. AFAIR, in some betas prior to Fb 1.0 one had to define 64-bit integers as NUMERIC(18,0) but I'm pretty certain that the BIGINT keyword was implemented before the release.

>Were generators always 64 bit

In Firebird (and IB6), yes.

> or did they evolve from 32bit.

Firebird never had 32-bit generators.