* Bruno Wolff III <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:


> This gets brought up a lot. The problem is that the index doesn't include
> information about whether the current transaction can see the referenced
> row. Putting this information in the index will add significant overhead
> to every update and the opinion of the developers is that this would be
> a net loss overall.

wouldn't it work well to make this feature optionally for each 
index ? There could be some flag on the index (ie set at create 
time) which tells postgres whether to store mvcc information.

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