Simon Riggs wrote:
> On Fri, 2009-08-07 at 15:58 -0400, Alvaro Herrera wrote:
> > Tom Lane wrote:
> > > Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net> writes:
> > > > Is there a good reason for $subject, other than that the code is entangled
> > > > with other ALTER TABLE code?
> > >
> > > I think it could be lower, but it would take nontrivial restructuring of
> > > the ALTER TABLE support. In particular, consider what happens when you
> > > have a list of subcommands that don't all require the same lock level.
> > > I think you'd need to scan the list and find the highest required lock
> > > level before starting ...
> > IIRC there was a patch from Simon to address this issue, but it had some
> > holes which he didn't have time to close, so it sank. Maybe this can be
> > resurrected and fixed.
> I was intending to finish that patch in this release cycle.
Since you're busy with Hot Standby, any chance you could pass it on?
Alvaro Herrera http://www.CommandPrompt.com/
The PostgreSQL Company - Command Prompt, Inc.
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