|From:||Heikki Linnakangas <hlinnaka(at)iki(dot)fi>|
|To:||Anastasia Lubennikova <lubennikovaav(at)gmail(dot)com>, Fabrízio Mello <fabriziomello(at)gmail(dot)com>|
|Cc:||Thom Brown <thom(at)linux(dot)com>, Heikki Linnakangas <hlinnakangas(at)vmware(dot)com>, "pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org" <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>|
|Subject:||Re: Index-only scans for GiST.|
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On 02/27/2015 04:19 PM, Anastasia Lubennikova wrote:
> I add MemoryContext listCxt to avoid memory leak. listCxt is created once
> in gistrescan (only for index-only scan plan ) and reseted when scan of the
> leaf page is finished.
> I do not sure if the problem was completely solved, so I wait for feedback.
Yeah, I think that solves it.
> * What's the reason for turning GISTScanOpaqueData.pageData from an array
> to a List?
> This array is field of structure GISTScanOpaqueData. Memory for that
> structure allocated in function gistbeginscan(). The array is static so
> it's declared only one time in structure:
> GISTSearchHeapItem pageData [BLCKSZ/sizeof(IndexTupleData)]
> But how could we know size of array if we don't know what data would be
> returned? I mean type and amount.
You're only adding a pointer to the IndexTuple to GISTSearchHeapItem.
The GISTSearchHeapItem struct itself is still of constant size.
I spent a little time cleaning this up. I reverted that pageData change
so that it's an array again, put back the gist_indexonly.sql and
expected output files that were missing from your latest version,
removed a couple of unused local variables that gcc complained about. I
refactored gistFetchTuple a bit, because it was doing IMHO quite bogus
things with NULLs. It was passing NULLs to the opclass' fetch function,
but it didn't pass the isNull flag correctly. I changed it so that the
fetch function is not called at all for NULLs.
I think this is pretty close to being committable. I'll make a round of
editorializing over the docs, and the code comments as well.
The opr_sanity regression test is failing, there's apparently something
wrong with the pg_proc entries of the *canreturn functions. I haven't
looked into that yet; could you fix that?
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