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Re: is it possible to get the optimizer to use indexes

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: pg(at)fastcrypt(dot)com
Cc: Christopher Kings-Lynne <chriskl(at)familyhealth(dot)com(dot)au>,pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: is it possible to get the optimizer to use indexes
Date: 2003-12-19 14:38:14
Message-ID: 9224.1071844694@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Dave Cramer <pg(at)fastcrypt(dot)com> writes:
> So even in a north-american locale, such as en_CA this will be a
> problem?

If it's not "C" we won't try to optimize LIKE.  I know en_US does not
work (case-insensitive, funny rules about spaces, etc) and I would
expect en_CA has the same issues.

If you're using 7.4 you have the option to create a special index
instead of re-initdb'ing your whole database.

			regards, tom lane

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