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Re: [HACKERS] no operator '=' for types char16 and text

From: Zeugswetter Andreas SARZ <Andreas(dot)Zeugswetter(at)telecom(dot)at>
To: "'pgsql-hackers(at)hub(dot)org'" <pgsql-hackers(at)hub(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] no operator '=' for types char16 and text
Date: 1998-03-04 08:34:15
Message-ID: 219F68D65015D011A8E000006F8590C6010A51FB@sdexcsrv1.sd.spardat.at (view raw or flat)
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>> the charX types (char2, 4, 8, 16) are not well supported. They are
>> likely to disappear in the next release, with the parser mapping them to
>> char(X) (or varchar(X), whichever is the best match) for backward
>> compatibility.
>> 
>> The major string types are char(), varchar(), and text.

> Is there a performance hit if the values chosen are not powers of 2?

No, the smaller the better.

Andreas

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