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Re: Call for 7.5 feature completion

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Andrew Sullivan <ajs(at)crankycanuck(dot)ca>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Call for 7.5 feature completion
Date: 2004-04-29 19:31:25
Message-ID: 200404291931.i3TJVP601509@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Andrew Sullivan wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 29, 2004 at 01:26:07PM -0400, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> >     o  nested transactions (Alvaro)
> > 
> > Has submitted patches that are under review.  He has the nesting of
> > BEGIN done, and storage manager subtransaction handling.  I think he
> > needs to do pg_subtrans system table and error recovery.  He says he can
> > finish in time.
> > 
> >     o  two-phase commit (Heikki Linnakangas)
> > 
> > Has patches and is waiting for Alvaro's patches to be applied.  Not sure
> 
> If 2PC patches are ready and nested transactions not, is it worth
> considering applying 2PC when subtransactions aren't ready?  I
> appreciate the work that will cause, so I'm not saying this lightly. 
> It's probably too early to make that decision now, but I'd suggest
> keeping it in mind in case something goes off the rails.

2-PC hasn't actually been posted for applicaiton, while Alvaro's have.
They know they will conflict and 2PC wanted to wait for Alvaro's
changes.

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