On Wed, 2007-05-30 at 17:45 -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
> According to Heikki's explanation here
> each backend doing a heapscan would collect its own ring of buffers.
> You might have a few backends that are always followers, never leaders,
> and so never actually fetch any pages --- but for each backend that
> actually did any I/O there would be a separate ring. In practice I'd
> expect the lead would "change hands" pretty often and so you'd see all
> the backends accumulating their own rings.
Oh, I see what you mean. The rings will actually become sparsely
populated with many concurrent scans, and therefore, extend outside of
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