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Re: Improve the comparison of NUMERIC data

From: Atsushi Ogawa <atsushi(dot)ogawa(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Improve the comparison of NUMERIC data
Date: 2005-11-09 13:01:40
Message-ID: 613787150511090501i528d21cbh@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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2005/11/9, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>:
> Atsushi Ogawa <atsushi(dot)ogawa(at)gmail(dot)com> writes:
> > An attached patch enables the comparison of Numeric values without
> > executing conversion to NumericVar.
>
> Rather than trying to share code, it'd likely be better to make a
> separate routine that can directly compare two values in the packed
> (on-disk) representation, and modify the externally-callable entry
> points to use that.  That way avoids imposing constraints on how
> different the packed and unpacked representations can be.

OK. I will make a separate routine.

regards,

--- Atsushi Ogawa

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