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Re: contrib idea

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Christopher Kings-Lynne <chriskl(at)familyhealth(dot)com(dot)au>
Cc: Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: contrib idea
Date: 2001-12-21 03:58:40
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> Hi All,
> You know how when you create a foreign key in postgres it isn't
> automatically indexed, and it seems to me that it's very useful to have
> indexed foreign keys, especially if you use lots of them.
> So, how about a 'findslowfks' contrib?  This would basically be similar to
> Bruce's findoidjoins thingy...

Why would you want an index on a foreign key.  Primary I can understand,
but is there use to foreignt?  Is it for checking of changes to primary

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