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Re: Updated bitmap index patch

From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
Cc: Gavin Sherry <swm(at)alcove(dot)com(dot)au>, pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Updated bitmap index patch
Date: 2007-05-17 22:40:05
Message-ID: 200705172240.l4HMe5629468@momjian.us (view raw or flat)
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I though the stream bitmaps was a cleanup of on-disk bitmaps, but I
think you are right that it was for GII too:

	http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-patches/2007-03/msg00163.php

Heikki, can you clarify this and send us an updated version?

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Alvaro Herrera wrote:
> Bruce Momjian wrote:
> > 
> > Due to unfinished VACUUM:
> > 
> > This has been saved for the 8.4 release:
> > 
> > 	http://momjian.postgresql.org/cgi-bin/pgpatches_hold
> 
> While we're at this, let's consider Heikki's patch for the streaming
> indexscan API stuff.  That patch was supposed to come from the bitmap
> index patch, but it was also supposed to help the Grouped Index Tuples
> (GIT) patch.
> 
> In fact, as far as I understood the discussion, GIT would be helped by
> the streaming indexscan API patch, because it would help de-uglify
> certain parts of that patch.  It is my impression that we would not want
> to commit the ugly GIT patch; so it would mean that either we commit the
> streaming indexscan patch first, and a beautiful GIT patch shortly later,
> or we don't commit any of them.
> 
> So, the question is: do we want the GIT patch in 8.3?  If we do, then we
> need the streaming indexscan API patch.  And thus we would need an
> updated (beautiful) GIT patch.
> 
> Is there a resolution on this?  Alexey Kluykin and I would be interested
> in helping review this set of patches, if it is decided that they are
> wanted for 8.3.
> 
> I want to point out that the GIT patch is one of the things sitting in
> the reviewing queue from very early.
> 
> -- 
> Alvaro Herrera                                http://www.CommandPrompt.com/
> The PostgreSQL Company - Command Prompt, Inc.

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