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Re: Contexts

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: kogorman(at)pacbell(dot)net
Cc: PGSQL Hackers List <pgsql-hackers(at)hub(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Contexts
Date: 2000-11-02 09:10:25
Message-ID: 24817.973156225@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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"Kevin O'Gorman" <kogorman(at)pacbell(dot)net> writes:
> I'm about to launch into an experiment that will do some new things
> inside the PG server.  I'm sure to have a lot of problems, and one
> of them I can already tell is going to be difficult is the business
> of contexts: memory contexts, scan contexts and the like.

There is some doco about memory contexts in
src/backend/utils/mmgr/README.  Dunno about anything comparable
for scan handles --- best way to deal with table scans is probably
to find a routine that does something like what you need to do,
and crib the code.

			regards, tom lane

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