On 7/24/07, andrew(at)pillette(dot)com <andrew(at)pillette(dot)com> wrote:
> valgog <valgog(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote ..
> > On Jul 23, 7:00 pm, t(dot)(dot)(dot)(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us (Tom Lane) wrote:
> > > valgog <val(dot)(dot)(dot)(at)gmail(dot)com> writes:
> > > > how to build an multicolumn index with one column order ASCENDING
> > > > another column order DESCENDING?
> > >
> > > Use 8.3 ;-)
> > >
> > > In existing releases you could fake it with a custom reverse-sorting
> > > operator class, but it's a pain in the neck to create one.
> I've often gotten what I want by using a calculated index on (f1, -f2).
> ORDER BY will take an expression, e.g. ORDER BY f1, -f2. Simpler than a
> custom operator.
Yes, this is true, but I do now know how to make text order be reversible?
There is no - (minus) operator for text value. By now it is not a problem
for me, but theoretically I do not see other chance to reverse text fields
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