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Re: crash in plancache with subtransactions

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
Cc: Heikki Linnakangas <heikki(dot)linnakangas(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>, pgsql-hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: crash in plancache with subtransactions
Date: 2010-10-29 15:54:52
Message-ID: 2717.1288367692@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com> writes:
> Excerpts from Tom Lane's message of mi oct 27 18:18:06 -0300 2010:
>> I spent quite a bit of time trying to deal with the memory-leakage
>> problem without adding still more bookkeeping overhead.  It wasn't
>> looking good, and then I had a sudden insight: if we see that the in-use
>> flag is set, we can simply return FALSE from exec_eval_simple_expr.

> I tried the original test cases that were handed to me (quite different
> from what I submitted here) and they are fixed also.  Thanks.

It'd be interesting to know if there's any noticeable slowdown on
affected real-world cases.  (Of course, if they invariably crashed
before, there might not be a way to measure their previous speed...)

			regards, tom lane

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