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Re: Extreme bloating of intarray GiST indexes

From: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: postgres hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Extreme bloating of intarray GiST indexes
Date: 2011-04-28 20:54:05
Message-ID: 4DB9D3ED.2010600@agliodbs.com (view raw or flat)
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> 1. What PG version?

8.4.4, so it has the broken picksplit.

> 2. If new enough to have contrib/pgstattuple, what does pgstattuple()
>    have to say about the index?

Will check.

> I'm suspicious that this might be bloat caused by a bad picksplit function,
> not from having a lot of dead entries in the index.  We've fixed several
> other bogus picksplit functions in contrib in the past.

Yeah, I'll test updating to 8.4.8.

-- 
Josh Berkus
PostgreSQL Experts Inc.
http://pgexperts.com

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