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Re: SOLVED Re: _penalty gist method invoked with one key

From: Oleg Bartunov <oleg(at)sai(dot)msu(dot)su>
To: Christopher Kings-Lynne <chriskl(at)familyhealth(dot)com(dot)au>
Cc: Grzegorz Jaskiewicz <gj(at)pointblue(dot)com(dot)pl>,pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: SOLVED Re: _penalty gist method invoked with one key
Date: 2005-10-28 05:37:32
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On Fri, 28 Oct 2005, Christopher Kings-Lynne wrote:

> Grzegorz - it'd be great if you submitted documentation improvements :)

I don't see any GiST specific problem in Grzegorz's case.

> Grzegorz Jaskiewicz wrote:
>> Sorry for all this crap, this is bullocks.
>> reason was, one of internal functions didn't filled out length value,  and 
>> since the type is variable length, we had trouble.
>> Postgres wasn't copying anything, since length was 0, hence the NULL - 
>> >key.
>> So here's little request. Could someone please put ASSERT somewhere  that 
>> would make it visible to ppl that are as stupid as me, and  forgot to fill 
>> that field out?
>> Would be great, me myself I have no idea where it should go really.
>> Thanks again.
>> p.s.. yeah, good docs on gist are still missing, I mean tutorial, or 
>> really really good docs.
>> I have to thank here to AndrewSN for all the help, and have enough 
>> patience to help me, even through I sometimes ask too many stupid 
>> questions, or simply try to do stuff my way, rather than use his very  good 
>> suggestions. Thank You.
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