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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