> Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us> writes:
> > People are using COPY into the same table at the same time?
> Yes --- we had a message from someone who was doing that (and running
> into unrelated performance issues) just last week.
> > My vote is to update pg_class. The VACUUM takes much more time than the
> > update, and we are only updating the pg_class row, right?
> What? What does VACUUM have to do with this?
You have to VACUUM to get pg_class updated after COPY, right?
> The reason this is a significant issue is that the first COPY could be
> inside a transaction, in which case the lock will persist until that
> transaction commits, which could be awhile.
Oh, I see. Can we disable the pg_class update if we are in a
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