On Wed, Feb 22, 2006 at 10:18:48PM -0500, Tom Lane wrote:
> "Jim C. Nasby" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > Stupid question... how are varlena's handled in Datum?
> The Datum is just a pointer into the original tuple in that case.

That would still result in a speedup since you don't have to figure out
where the field begins though, right? I'm curious as to how much this
patch would help with sorting text...
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