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Re: [QUESTIONS] On the febr. 28 snapshot

From: Bruce Momjian <maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: maartenb(at)dutepp0(dot)et(dot)tudelft(dot)nl (Maarten Boekhold)
Cc: hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org (PostgreSQL-development)
Subject: Re: [QUESTIONS] On the febr. 28 snapshot
Date: 1998-02-28 14:54:16
Message-ID: 199802281454.JAA09463@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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> Furthermore, it appaers as if buil;ding indices on varchar fields are 
> *much* slower. Probably because the changes to how they're stored on 
> disk. I suspect text willalso be slower. Didn't get to do much other 
> testing yet (still building indices..), but if I notice other strange 
> things, I'll lt them know to all of you (sorry for the mis-spellings, my 
> compu isn't very responsive att the moment)..

[Moved to hackers list.]

Is varchar/text slower than it used to be, or slower than char()?

Should just be slower than char(), not slower than old code.

> 
> btw. at what time do you expect 6.3 to be released? Will the goal of 
> march 1st be reached?

March 1 is still target.


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