Tom Lane <> writes:
> -1.  If someone asks for a hash index, they should get a hash index.
> If you feel the documentation isn't sufficiently clear about the problems
> involved, we can work on that.

Fair enough.

> Lastly: what real-world problem are we solving by kicking that code
> to the curb?

Well how long did we wait for the fix already? The lack of crash safety
and replication ability is not just a drawback, it's about killing the
user adoption.

Maybe we should implement UNLOGGED indexes and then Hash Indexes would
only exist in the UNLOGGED fashion?

But well, yeah ok, my idea is a non-starter.

Dimitri Fontaine     PostgreSQL : Expertise, Formation et Support

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