Jaime Casanova <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> On 2/10/06, Tom Lane <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> What is the point of removing it?  You cannot argue that saving
>> one if-test per tuple is a worthwhile speedup.

> to clean code?

It's not saving any noticeable amount of code, and what it is doing
is removing functionality we might want someday.  It's not hard to
imagine pgstattuple or VACUUM or other maintenance operations wanting
to look at killed index entries.

                        regards, tom lane

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