> Gist indexes take a long time to create as compared
> to normal indexes is there any way to speed them up ?
> (for example by modifying sort_mem or something temporarily )
More sort_mem will indeed help. So will more RAM and a faster CPU.
Our GIST-index-creation process is probably not optimized; this has been
marked as "needs work" in the code for several versions. If you know anyone
who can help Oleg & Teodor out, be put them in touch ...
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