ITAGAKI Takahiro <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> Indexes are used for two purpose, for selection and for ordering, but EXPLAIN
> shows them as 'Index Scan' in both cases. This patch changes EXPLAIN output of
> Index Scan without Index Cond to 'Index Full Scan'.

This'll break existing tools that examine EXPLAIN output (eg, pgAdmin);
I don't really think it does enough for readability to justify that.
IMHO it'd be better to just add a paragraph to the documentation
pointing out what an indexscan without index condition means.

                        regards, tom lane

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