Re: Large (almost 50%!) performance drop after upgrading to 8.4.4? - Mailing list pgsql-performance

From Tom Lane
Subject Re: Large (almost 50%!) performance drop after upgrading to 8.4.4?
Date
Msg-id 17509.1276184785@sss.pgh.pa.us
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In response to Re: Large (almost 50%!) performance drop after upgrading to 8.4.4?  (Max Williams)
Responses Re: Large (almost 50%!) performance drop after upgrading to 8.4.4?  (Alvaro Herrera)
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Max Williams <> writes:
> Ah, yes its OFF for 8.4.3 and ON for 8.4.4!

Hah.

> Can I just turn this off on 8.4.4 or is it a compile time option?

Well, you can turn it off, but that will only buy back part of the
cost (and not even the bigger part, I believe).

> Also is this a mistake or intended? Perhaps I should tell the person who builds the pgdg packages??

Yes, the folks at commandprompt need to be told about this.  Loudly.
It's a serious packaging error.

            regards, tom lane

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