Heikki Linnakangas <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> Tom Lane wrote:
>> I'm still wondering why the bug isn't seen in 8.1.

> The hardcoded fillfactor was 90% when building an index, and that's 
> still the default. However, when inserting to an existing index, the 
> fillfactor on the rightmost page was 2/3. It was changed to use the 
> user-configurable fillfactor, which now defaults to 90%.

Ah.  I thought I remembered that those had been two separate changes,
but you're right, 8.1 and before always split 1:1 or 2:1.  So it'd take
a really nasty corner case to expose the bug there.

                        regards, tom lane

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