On Tue, 2007-01-30 at 18:06 -0500, Tom Lane wrote:
> "Simon Riggs" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > What would be wrong with checking for a NOT NULL constraint? Thats how
> > other planners cope with it. Or are you thinking about lack of plan
> > invalidation?
> Yup, without that, depending on constraints for plan correctness is
> pretty risky.
> Basically what I see here is a whole lot of work and new executor
> infrastructure for something that will be a win in a very narrow
> use-case and a significant loss the rest of the time.  I think there
> are more productive ways to spend our development effort.

For that part of the email, I was talking about your ideas on NOT IN.

Checking for the explicit exclusion of NULLs is worthwhile with/without
plan invalidation.

  Simon Riggs             
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