On Mon, Oct 03, 2005 at 10:36:57AM -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
> Simon Riggs <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > The following patch implements a fairly light set of timing
> > statements aimed at understanding external sort performance. There
> > is no attempt to alter the algorithms.
> What do people think about putting something like this into 8.1?
> Strictly speaking it's a new feature, but the patch seems pretty
> noninvasive, and we'd be much more likely to get data points if the
> code exists in the mainline release than if people have to patch
> their copies.

This would be good :)

> > postgres=# set debug_sort=true;
> I'm a bit inclined to call it trace_sort instead, and to document it
> under "Developer Options".  Comments?


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