On Tue, 24 Aug 2004, Christopher Petrilli wrote:
> On Tue, 24 Aug 2004 20:11:13 -0300 (ADT), Marc G. Fournier
> <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org> wrote:
>> On Tue, 24 Aug 2004, Jussi(dot)Mikkola(at)bonware(dot)com wrote:
>>> Hi !
>>> I think it would be a good idea to check how they are using indexes, and what
>>> the structure of the database is. Missing an index or two can affect quite
>> As I'm experiencing with a client right now ... schema hurts alot too ...
>> all of their queries are bigint = int, so they are having to go through
>> their code and changing it to bigint = int::bigint so that indices are
>> being used properly ...
> I've always wondered... is there some reason we don't do "type
> promotion" to match indices? So if someone provides an int, and a
> bigint index exists, it should be used automatically, as they're
> interchangable (i.e. int is a subset of bigint).
This is fixed (or, partially addressed) in 8.0 ...
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