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Re: Any problem with the Long Integer type?

From: Pavel Stehule <pavel(dot)stehule(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: jdrake(at)postgresql(dot)org
Cc: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Any problem with the Long Integer type?
Date: 2010-06-27 04:12:39
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2010/6/27 Joshua D. Drake <jdrake(at)postgresql(dot)org>:
> On 6/26/2010 1:25 PM, Pavel Stehule wrote:
>>
>> Hello
>>
>> 2010/6/26<wei725(at)lycos(dot)com>:
>>
>>>
>>> About four five years ago, I had received a few of emails about the data
>>> type problems on this mailing list. I believe that the problem was about a
>>> performance issue. Is any problem withe the Long Integer type in the late
>>> releases?
>>>
>>
>> There is no reason why Long can be slower. Maybe you are thinking
>> Numeric data type.
>>
>
> Actually as I understand it, if they are running 32bit it is theorectically
> slower.

aha - I undestand now. It could be - but from 8.3 the overhead is
relative small.

Regards

Pavel Stehule

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