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Re: Thoughts on maintaining 7.3

From: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)dcc(dot)uchile(dot)cl>
To: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Thoughts on maintaining 7.3
Date: 2003-10-01 19:35:15
Message-ID: 20031001193515.GA4347@dcc.uchile.cl (view raw or flat)
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On Wed, Oct 01, 2003 at 11:53:12AM -0700, Joshua D. Drake wrote:
> 
> >Eh?  In 7.4 you should not need to reindex.
>
> I thought tom was saying that the index bloat was "better" in 7.4 but it 
> was not gone... thus we would still need reindex yes?

The problem has been "corrected enough" for there to be no need to
reindex, AFAIK.

I think what Tom is concerned about is that this hasn't been tested
enough with big datasets.  Also there a little loss of index pages but
it's much less (orders of magnitude, I think) than what was before.
This is because the index won't shrink "vertically".

-- 
Alvaro Herrera (<alvherre[a]dcc.uchile.cl>)
"I dream about dreams about dreams", sang the nightingale
under the pale moon (Sandman)

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