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Re: segfault of autovacuum process during restore - coredumps included

From: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Frank van Vugt <ftm(dot)van(dot)vugt(at)foxi(dot)nl>
Cc: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: segfault of autovacuum process during restore - coredumps included
Date: 2005-11-28 12:05:26
Message-ID: 20051128120526.GC11375@surnet.cl (view raw or flat)
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Frank van Vugt wrote:
> L.S.
> 
> Since I started to use v8.1 I've been seeing incidental segfaults of the 
> autovacuum process, probably when it is kicking in at some particular point 
> during the pg_restore of a database:

The problem appears to be that autovacuum is forgetting to set a
snapshot in cases where it's needed.  My bug -- should be easy to fix.
I'll apply a patch shortly.

Thanks for the report!

-- 
Alvaro Herrera                                http://www.CommandPrompt.com/
The PostgreSQL Company - Command Prompt, Inc.

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