On Mon, 2004-11-01 at 11:01, Josh Berkus wrote:
> > Gist indexes take a long time to create as compared
> > to normal indexes is there any way to speed them up ?
> >
> > (for example by modifying sort_mem or something temporarily )
> 
> More sort_mem will indeed help.

How so? sort_mem improves index creation for B+-tree because we
implement bulk loading; there is no implementation of bulk loading for
GiST, so I don't see how sort_mem will help.

-Neil



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