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Re: [HACKERS] no operator '=' for types char16 and text

From: darcy(at)druid(dot)net (D'Arcy J(dot)M(dot) Cain)
To: pgsql-hackers(at)PostgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] no operator '=' for types char16 and text
Date: 1998-03-04 03:12:12
Message-ID: m0yA4bM-00000oC@druid.net (view raw or flat)
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Thus spake Thomas G. Lockhart
> the charX types (char2, 4, 8, 16) are not well supported. They are
> likely to disappear in the next release, with the parser mapping them to
> char(X) (or varchar(X), whichever is the best match) for backward
> compatibility.
> 
> The major string types are char(), varchar(), and text.

Is there a performance hit if the values chosen are not powers of 2?

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