On Thu, 2010-03-04 at 17:40 -0500, Robert Haas wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 1, 2010 at 2:29 PM, Anj Adu <> wrote:
> > When I use intervals in my query e.g col1 between current_timestamp -
> > interval '10 days' and current_timestamp...the optimizer checks ALL
> > partitions whereas if I use col1 between 2 hardcoded dates..only
> > the applicable partitions are scanned.
> Yep. This is one example of a more general principle:
> constant-folding happens before planning, but anything more complex
> has to wait until execution time. So the plan can't take into account
> the value of current_timestamp in forming the plan.
It could, but it doesn't yet. Partition removal can take place in the
executor and this is currently targeted for 9.1.
Simon Riggs www.2ndQuadrant.com