Subject Re: [IBO] TIMESTAMP question
Author Martijn Tonies
Hello Don,

> What happens when a generator reaches it's top limit (which I assume is an
> Integer value), does it wrap to 0 or to it's negative limit? With the
> that recording could potentially occur at, this is quite an important
> to consider before using a generator to generate a primary key for this
> table.

They wrap around to the most negative number.

In a "dialect 3" database, generators are 64bit numbers. I would
be surprised if you can run out of numbers to generate on those...

With regards,

Martijn Tonies
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