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Re: ERROR: permission denied to finish prepared transaction

From: David Kerr <dmk(at)mr-paradox(dot)net>
To: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: ERROR: permission denied to finish prepared transaction
Date: 2010-02-17 22:16:28
Message-ID: 20100217221628.GD95002@mr-paradox.net (view raw or flat)
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On Tue, Feb 16, 2010 at 12:57:28PM -0800, David Kerr wrote:
- I'm seeing a bunch of these error messages:
- Feb 16 12:04:51 QA-HC01-DB01 postgres-hc01[26420]: [2-1] user=xy,db=x,pid=26420 ERROR:  permission denied to finish prepared transaction
- Feb 16 12:04:51 QA-HC01-DB01 postgres-hc01[26420]: [2-2] user=xy,db=x,pid=26420 HINT:  Must be superuser or the user that prepared the
- transaction.
- Feb 16 12:04:51 QA-HC01-DB01 postgres-hc01[26420]: [2-3] user=xy,db=x,pid=26420 STATEMENT:  ROLLBACK PREPARED
- Feb 16 12:04:51 QA-HC01-DB01 postgres-hc01[26420]: [2-4]
- '1197822575_uwQAAAAAAABHVE1JRAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA==_AQAAAAAAAABHVE1JRAAAAAAAAA
- Feb 16 12:04:51 QA-HC01-DB01 postgres-hc01[26420]: [2-5] AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA=='
- 
- 
- As far as I can tell, that means that user xy is trying to rollback a prepared TX that it didn't create. 
- is that the only reason this error would show up?
- 
- I'm asking becase, as far as I can tell, xy is the only user on the box that would be doing prepared tx's
- 
- this is 8.3


Bump.  =)

Is it possible that this is a permissions error?

any ideas? 

Thanks

Dave

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