On Thu, Mar 08, 2007 at 07:01:17PM -0500, Umar Farooq Minhas wrote:
> displayed, I want cpu cost and io cost displayed separated when i run
> EXPLAIN on a particular query. Till now I haven't been able to figure
> out a 'clean' way of doing this. Can anyone tell me how much time
> should I expect to spend making such a change ? and from where should
> I start ? costsize.c ?

That's going to be a lot of work. You need to duplicate the variable
and eery usage of that variable. And I can't imagine why you'd be
interested anyway...

> I have another question. Looking at the optimizer code, it pretty
> much looks insensitive to the memory factor. The only parameters
> being utilized are the "effective_cache_size" ( in estimating index
> cost only) and "work_mem" for (sort, aggregation, groups, hash/merge
> joins). Are these the only memory factors that DIRECTLY effect the
> cost estimates of the planner/optimizer?

Sure, what other factors were you considering?

Have a nice day,
Martijn van Oosterhout   <kleptog@svana.org>   http://svana.org/kleptog/
> From each according to his ability. To each according to his ability to 
> litigate.

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