On Mon, Nov 06, 2006 at 09:10:40PM -0500, JEAN-PIERRE PELLETIER wrote: > I understand that the planner doesn't use indexes for IS NOT DISTINCT FROM, > but it would > be good because "is not distinct from" is very useful when you have nulls > but don't want to use three value logic.
The main issue is that currently indexes cannot be used to find NULLs in a table. Patches have been created that cover most index types, but it's not part of the main distribution. Partial indexes can be a solution to the "x IS NULL" clauses. Hope this helps, -- Martijn van Oosterhout <email@example.com> http://svana.org/kleptog/ > From each according to his ability. To each according to his ability to > litigate.
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