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docs update for count(*) and index-only scans

From: Josh Kupershmidt <schmiddy(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: pgsql-docs <pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: docs update for count(*) and index-only scans
Date: 2011-11-01 22:26:37
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Hi all,

func.sgml still claims that a sequential scan is the only way to
execute a SELECT COUNT(*) query. I think this note should just be
removed from the current docs, given the existence of index-only
scans; patch attached.

I didn't see any other outright incorrect spots regarding COUNT(*).
There are two EXPLAIN outputs for COUNT(*) queries, in
auto-explain.sgml and ddl.sgml, though those are probably fine as-is.

Attachment: func.sgml.diff
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