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Re: (9.1) btree_gist support for searching on "not equals"

From: Marko Tiikkaja <marko(dot)tiikkaja(at)cs(dot)helsinki(dot)fi>
To: Jeff Davis <pgsql(at)j-davis(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org, Oleg Bartunov <oleg(at)sai(dot)msu(dot)su>, Teodor Sigaev <teodor(at)sigaev(dot)ru>
Subject: Re: (9.1) btree_gist support for searching on "not equals"
Date: 2010-05-21 22:02:46
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On 5/21/10 11:47 PM +0300, Jeff Davis wrote:
> It also allows you to enforce the constraint that only one tuple exists
> in a table by doing something like:
>    create table a
>    (
>      i int,
>      exclude using gist (i with<>),
>      unique (i)
>    );

FWIW, this is achievable a lot more easily:
CREATE UNIQUE INDEX "a_single_row" ON a ((1));

Marko Tiikkaja

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