Shea,Dan [CIS] wrote:
> No, but data is constantly being inserted by userid scores. It is postgres
> runnimg the vacuum.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Christopher Kings-Lynne [mailto:chriskl(at)familyhealth(dot)com(dot)au]
> Sent: Tuesday, April 20, 2004 12:02 AM
> To: Shea,Dan [CIS]
> Cc: pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
> Subject: Re: [PERFORM] Why will vacuum not end?
>>This vacuum is running a marathon. Why will it not end and show me free
>>space map INFO? We have deleted a lot of data and I would like to be
>>confident that these deletions will be used as free space, rather than
>>creating more table files.
> Does another postgres query running have a lock on that table?
This may be a dumb question (but only because I don't know the answer)
Doesn't/shouldn't vacuum have some kind of timeout so if a table is locked
it will give up eventually (loudly complaining when it does so)?
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