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Re: ScanDirections

From: Russell Smith <mr-russ(at)pws(dot)com(dot)au>
To: James William Pye <pgsql(at)jwp(dot)name>
Cc: Neil Conway <neilc(at)samurai(dot)com>, Patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: ScanDirections
Date: 2006-02-20 01:19:45
Message-ID: 43F91931.5040508@pws.com.au (view raw or flat)
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James William Pye wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 19, 2006 at 08:02:09PM -0500, Neil Conway wrote:
> 
>>Why?
> 
> 
> *Very* minor. one byte instead of four.

Is one byte any faster anyway?

I would be expecting that with 64bit PC's a 64bit item is as fast, if 
not faster than a 32bit, or 8 bit.
> 
> Yes, not really worth the time, but I was poking around at code anyways and
> decided to write up a little patch.


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