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Re: pgsql: Remove GIST concurrency limitations section.

From: Oleg Bartunov <oleg(at)sai(dot)msu(dot)su>
To: Neil Conway <neilc(at)samurai(dot)com>
Cc: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>,pgsql-committers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: pgsql: Remove GIST concurrency limitations section.
Date: 2005-07-03 08:15:03
Message-ID: Pine.GSO.4.63.0507031213360.5237@ra.sai.msu.su (view raw or flat)
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On Sun, 3 Jul 2005, Neil Conway wrote:

> Bruce Momjian wrote:
>> Remove GIST concurrency limitations section.
>
> - <para>
> -  The current implementation of <acronym>GiST</acronym> within
> -  <productname>PostgreSQL</productname> has some major limitations:
> -  <acronym>GiST</acronym> index access is not concurrent, and the
> -  <acronym>GiST</acronym> interface doesn't allow the development of certain
> -  data types, such as digital trees (see papers by Aoki et al).
> - </para>
>
> AFAIK the GiST modifications suggested Aoki have not yet been implemented, so 
> this should not have been removed.

yes, this is the next step of our work on GiST. Call for support :)

>
> -Neil
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 	Regards,
 		Oleg
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