On Wed, Feb 5, 2014 at 8:50 PM, Heikki Linnakangas
<hlinnakan...@vmware.com> wrote:
> On 02/05/2014 04:48 PM, Amit Kapila wrote:
>> I have done one test where there is a large suffix match, but
>> not large enough that it can compress more than 75% of string,
>> the CPU overhead with wal-update-prefix-suffix-encode-1.patch is
>> not much, but there is no I/O reduction as well.
> Hmm, it's supposed to compress if you save at least 25%, not 75%. Apparently
> I got that backwards in the patch...

So If I understand the code correctly, the new check should be

if (prefixlen + suffixlen < (slen * need_rate) / 100)
    return false;

rather than

if (slen - prefixlen - suffixlen > (slen * need_rate) / 100)
return false;

Please confirm, else any validation for this might not be useful?

With Regards,
Amit Kapila.
EnterpriseDB: http://www.enterprisedb.com

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