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Re: Implementing Bitmap Indexes

From: Neil Conway <neilc(at)samurai(dot)com>
To: Mike Rylander <mrylander(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: Pawe´┐Ż Niewiadomski <new(at)foo-baz(dot)com>,Postgres Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Implementing Bitmap Indexes
Date: 2005-01-30 00:07:59
Message-ID: 41FC255F.9030804@samurai.com (view raw or flat)
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Mike Rylander wrote:
> For on-disk bitmap indexes, yes.  I don't see any reason this couldn't
> be done with GiST

It might be possible to do it with GiST, but GiST is designed for 
implementing tree-structured indexes; I don't think it's the right tool 
for the job.

-Neil

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