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Re: Padding on 64-bit

From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: Neil Conway <neilc(at)samurai(dot)com>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>, PGSQL Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Padding on 64-bit
Date: 2007-05-30 20:00:40
Message-ID: 200705302000.l4UK0eA05193@momjian.us (view raw or flat)
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Added to TODO:

* Consider allowing 64-bit integers to be passed by reference on 64-bit
  platforms


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Neil Conway wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-29-05 at 16:01 -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
> > (I imagine someday we'll get around to allowing int8 to be pass-by-value
> > on 64-bit platforms.)
> 
> This could really be a significant performance win: I'm planning to take
> a look at doing it for 8.4.
> 
> -Neil
> 
> 
> 
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