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Re: Index creation takes for ever

From: ohp(at)pyrenet(dot)fr
To: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>,pgsql-hackers list <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Index creation takes for ever
Date: 2003-08-30 15:55:22
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Thanks to evryone that help on this one.
I reinitdb --locale=C and reloaded everything today.
That did the trick.
However, is there a way to test that strcol is really the culprit?
On Sat, 30 Aug 2003, Bruce Momjian wrote:

> Date: Sat, 30 Aug 2003 11:11:11 -0400 (EDT)
> From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
> To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
> Cc: ohp(at)pyrenet(dot)fr, pgsql-hackers list <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
> Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Index creation takes for ever
> Tom Lane wrote:
> > ohp(at)pyrenet(dot)fr writes:
> > > This is on unixware 7 (both 7.3.4 and 7.4b)
> >
> > > I'm on the FR language (I'll re-initdb whith lang=C to see what happens)
> >
> > Okay.  If you find it's still slow in C locale, the next thing to try
> > would be forcing use of our own qsort, as we already do for Solaris.
> > You'd need to tweak this bit in
> >
> > # Solaris has a very slow qsort in certain cases, so we replace it.
> > case $host_os in solaris*)
> > AC_LIBOBJ(qsort) ;;
> > esac
> >
> > I'm not sure why it's done that way though.  'Twould be better to let
> > the per-platform template files determine it.
> The macro has to be in the file, but we could flag whether
> the macro should be used in the template file.  I have avoided adding a
> variable just for one platform because it just adds an extra level of
> abstraction for little benefit.

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