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Re: subselects doesn't work in v7.0.3

From: Jose Soares <jose(at)sferacarta(dot)com>
To: Andrew McMillan <Andrew(at)catalyst(dot)net(dot)nz>
Cc: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: subselects doesn't work in v7.0.3
Date: 2001-01-08 12:25:20
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Andrew McMillan wrote:

> pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org wrote:
> >
> > jose (jose(at)sferacarta(dot)com) reports a bug with a severity of 2
> > The lower the number the more severe it is.
> >
> > Short Description
> > subselects doesn't work in v7.0.3
> >
> > Long Description
> > Version: PostgreSQL 7.0.3 on i686-pc-linux-gnu, compiled by gcc 2.95.2
> >
> > - I'm trying the following query in a table with 1973093 rows:
> >
> > EXPLAIN select count(*)
> >    from marche
> >    where ristampa = 'S'
> >    and marca in
> >    (
> >    select marca from marche where ristampa is null and
> >    data_lotto between '1998/07/01' and '1999/01/31'
> >    );
> >
> > NOTICE:  QUERY PLAN:
> > Aggregate  (cost=98854229180.08..98854229180.08 rows=1 width=4)
> >   ->  Seq Scan on marche  (cost=0.00..98854229130.75 rows=19731 width=4)
> >         SubPlan
> >           ->  Materialize  (cost=50101.13..50101.13 rows=6577 width=12)
> >                 ->  Seq Scan on marche  (cost=0.00..50101.13 rows=6577 width=12)
> > EXPLAIN
> >
> > - but it takes to many time: (after about 16 hours I interrupt the query)
>
> This is a known bug with IN ( ... ) and the use of indexes - you would
> get better results using EXISTS.

Yes. EXISTS works.
PostgreSQL takes 9.720 secs against DBMaker 7.145 secs
Thank you very much
Jose'

>
>
> Cheers,
>                                         Andrew.
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