On Thu, Jun 15, 2017 at 10:27 PM, Thomas Munro <thomas.mu...@enterprisedb.com> wrote: > 1. They are fixed size, and DECFLOAT(9) [= 32 bit] and DECFLOAT(17) > [= 64 bit] could in theory be passed by value. Of course we don't > have a way to make those pass-by-value and yet pass DECFLOAT(34) [= > 128 bit] by reference! That is where I got stuck last time I was > interested in this subject, because that seems like the place where we > would stand to gain a bunch of performance, and yet the limited > technical factors seems to be very well baked into Postgres.
I feel like these would logically just be different types, like int4 and int8 are. We don't have integer(9) and integer(18). -- Robert Haas EnterpriseDB: http://www.enterprisedb.com The Enterprise PostgreSQL Company -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers