On Wed, Feb 5, 2014 at 7:22 AM, Jeremy Harris <j...@wizmail.org> wrote:
> The attached patch replaces the existing siftup method for heapify with
> a siftdown method. Tested with random integers it does 18% fewer
> compares and takes 10% less time for the heapify, over the work_mem
> range 1024 to 1048576.
> Both algorithms appear to be O(n) (contradicting Wikipedia's claim
> that a siftup heapify is O(n log n)).
It looks interesting but it is too late to have that in 9.4... You
should definitely add this patch to the next commit fest so as it is
not lost in the void:

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