Subject Re: [Firebird-general] Historic Question
Author Dmitry Kuzmenko
Hello, Lester!

Thursday, February 5, 2015, 1:01:34 PM, you wrote:

LCllcuFg> I'm just having fun with 64 bit support in PHP and while drafting a
LCllcuFg> reply I suddenly thought. "When did 64bit BIGINT appear in Firebird?"
LCllcuFg> Were generators always 64 bit or did they evolve from 32bit. I probably
LCllcuFg> knew the answer at one point, but those grey cells have long since been
LCllcuFg> detached from the recall subroutines

64bit generators - InterBase 6.0
BIGINT - Firebird 1.5.

BIGINT itself is a mapping from internal INT64 datatype, that was in
InterBase 6.0 available only as NUMERIC(18,0).

Dmitry Kuzmenko,