Pavel Stehule <> writes:
> I found some crazy queries in one customer application. These queries are
> stupid, but it was surprise for me so there are not some simple optimization

> create table foo(a int);
> insert into foo select generate_series(1,100000);
> analyze foo;
> explain select * from foo where a <> a;

> It does full scan of foo, although it should be replaced by false in
> planner time.

> Same issue is a expression a = a .. can be replaced by true

Wrong; those expressions yield NULL for NULL input.  You could perhaps
optimize them slightly into some form of is-null test, but it hardly
seems worth the planner cycles to check for.

If you write something like "1 <> 1", it will be folded.

                        regards, tom lane

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