On Mon, Jul 23, 2012 at 12:07 PM, Peter Geoghegan <pe...@2ndquadrant.com> wrote:
> On 23 July 2012 16:36, Robert Haas <robertmh...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Jul 23, 2012 at 11:34 AM, Peter Geoghegan <pe...@2ndquadrant.com> 
>> wrote:
>>>> tss->buflen = 1 << ffs(len1);
>>> I'm sorry, I don't follow you here. What is ffs() ?
>> Sorry, fls, not ffs.  I always get those mixed up.
>> See src/port/fls.c
> Oh, okay. Since, I infer, we're starting from a buffer-size that's a
> power-of-two anyway, is there really any advantage in doing this
> rather than just doubling the buffer size each time?

Well, if you're using a builtin fls rather than our src/port
implementation, it's probably a single machine language instruction
instead of a loop.

Robert Haas
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