On 06/01/2017 11:25 AM, Andres Freund wrote: > On 2017-06-01 13:59:42 -0400, Robert Haas wrote: >> My personal guess is that most people will prefer the fast >> hash functions over the ones that solve their potential future >> migration problems, but, hey, options are good. > > I'm pretty sure that will be the case. I'm not sure that adding > infrastructure to allow for something that nobody will use in practice > is a good idea. If there ends up being demand for it, we can still go there. > > I think that the number of people that migrate between architectures is > low enough that this isn't going to be a very common issue. Having some > feasible way around this is important, but I don't think we should > optimize heavily for it by developing new infrastructure / complicating > experience for the 'normal' uses.
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