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Re: R: R: space taken by a row & compressed data

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Leonardo Francalanci" <lfrancalanci(at)simtel(dot)ie>
Cc: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: R: R: space taken by a row & compressed data
Date: 2004-08-26 16:47:24
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"Leonardo Francalanci" <lfrancalanci(at)simtel(dot)ie> writes:
> Could you point me to some docs on this TOAST-mechanism?
> For instance: what kind of method is used to compress data?

When in doubt, read the code ;-)
src/backend/utils/adt/pg_lzcompress.c
src/include/utils/pg_lzcompress.h

			regards, tom lane

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