On Sat, 2011-02-12 at 18:53 +0300, Oleg Bartunov wrote:
> > It sure seems like
> > http://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.0/static/btree-gist.html could be and
> > should be improved, in general.. If this module is really still just a
> > test bed for GiST, then perhaps it's not a big deal..
> No, it's quite useful and used in many projects, since it's the only way
> to create multicolumn gist indexes like (tsvector,date).
btree_gist is essentially required for exclusion constraints to be
useful in a practical way.
In fact, can you submit it for the next commitfest to be included in
core? That would allow range types and exclusion constraints to be used
out-of-the-box in 9.2.
Only if you think it's reasonable to put it in core, of course. If
extensions are easy enough to install, maybe that's not really
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