> On Mon, Aug 21, 2006 at 01:05:13PM -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
>> What you seem to be asking for is that we engage in a lot of
>> machine-specific tuning for some particular processor or other.

> The question was whether PostgreSQL was optimized for 64-bit Linux.
> The answer is "not specifically".

Well, my notion of "optimizing for 64 bit" seems to have little to do
with yours.  To me, stuff like making sure we can use lots of buffers
effectively is a 64-bit optimization.  What you seem to have in mind is
assembly-code-level optimization for specific processors.

                        regards, tom lane

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