Tom Lane wrote:
> Atsushi Ogawa <a_ogawa(at)hi-ho(dot)ne(dot)jp> writes:
> > An attached patch uses AggState->aggcontext instead of per-tuple
> > context to allocate the data. As a result, per-tuple context is not
> > used, and the cycles of AllocSetReset is reduced.
> Why is this better than the fix already in place?
Because per-tuple context is reset many times. If per-tuple context is
never used, the following codes of AllocSetReset become effective.
/* Nothing to do if context has never contained any data */
if (block == NULL)
--- Atsushi Ogawa
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