Heikki Linnakangas wrote:
> Teodor Sigaev wrote:
>> GIN speeds up '%foo%' too - which is impossible for btree. But I don't
>> like a hack around LIKE support in BTree. This support uses outflank
>> ways missing regular one.
> You could satisfy '%foo%' using a regular and a reverse B-tree index,
> and a bitmap AND. Which is interestingly similar to the way you proposed
> to use a TIDBitmap within GIN.
Huh, can you? I can see doing "col LIKE 'foo%' OR reverse(col) LIKE
reverse('%foo')" with two btree indexes, but not a true %foo% ...
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