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Re: [HACKERS] varchar(), text,char() overhead

From: Bruce Momjian <maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us (Bruce Momjian)
Cc: darrenk(at)insightdist(dot)com, pgsql-hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] varchar(), text,char() overhead
Date: 1998-01-22 01:06:11
Message-ID: 199801220106.UAA19629@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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> 
> I had forgotten about your mention of this.  I am running some tests
> now, and things look promising.  However, if we go to 64k or 128k
> tuples, we would be in trouble.  (We can do 64k tuples by changing the
> 'special variable' length value from -1 to 0.
> 

I am not going to make any changes to the variable length overhead for
char(), varchar(), and text at this time.  It is too close to beta.  I
will keep the item on the TODO list, and we can hash it out later.

-- 
Bruce Momjian
maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us

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