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

From: Bruce Momjian <maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: darcy(at)druid(dot)net (D'Arcy J(dot)M(dot) Cain)
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] no operator '=' for types char16 and text
Date: 1998-03-04 16:01:16
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> Thus spake Bruce Momjian
> > > > The major string types are char(), varchar(), and text.
> > > Is there a performance hit if the values chosen are not powers of 2?
> > Nope.
> Cool.
> Except I'm a dinosaur and somehow it doesn't feel right if it isn't a
> power of two.  Oh well.  :-)

That's what char2,char4, char8, and char16 are for.

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