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Re: incorrect index behaviour with rtree on box values

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: andrew(at)supernews(dot)com
Cc: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: incorrect index behaviour with rtree on box values
Date: 2005-01-25 00:09:41
Message-ID: 27306.1106611781@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Andrew - Supernews <andrew+nonews(at)supernews(dot)com> writes:
> The problem is that the semantics of the &< and &> operators for the box
> type are not what rtree needs for the "OverLeft" and "OverRight" slots of
> the operator class.

This was observed nearly a year ago, see this thread:
http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-general/2004-03/msg01135.php

but apparently no one cares enough to fix it.  Are you volunteering?

			regards, tom lane

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