Tilo Buschmann <> writes:
>> Arjen van der Meijden <> writes:
>>> SELECT ... FROM cd
>>> JOIN tracks ...
>>> WHERE cd.id IN (SELECT DISTINCT cd_id FROM (SELECT t.cd_id FROM tracks t
>>> WHERE t.tstitle @@ plainto_tsquery('simple','education') LIMIT 30)
>>> as foo LIMIT 10)
> Unfortunately, the query above will definitely not work correctly, if
> someone searches for "a" or "the".
Well, the "incorrectness" is only that it might deliver fewer than the
hoped-for ten CDs ... but that was a completely arbitrary cutoff anyway,
no? I think in practice this'd give perfectly acceptable results.
> Actually, I hoped to find an alternative, that does not involve
You could try playing around with GROUP BY rather than DISTINCT; those
are separate code paths and will probably give you different plans.
But I don't think you'll find that GROUP BY does any better on this
particular measure of yielding rows before the full input has been
regards, tom lane