Greg Sabino Mullane wrote:
>>>> Does it have pg_index.indcheckxmin = true? If so, see README.HOT.
>>> Yes, that was probably it. Is this worth noting in the documentation somewhere
>>> (other than the technical bowels of HOT)? Perhaps in the CREATE INDEX
>> I have attached the scripts I used for testing. I don't think it is
>> worth documenting this until we have 8.4 released and people start using
> I'm not following this, Bruce. HOT came out in 8.3, not 8.4, so why would we
> wait on documenting the problem?
>> I believe a mention in the manual would require quite complex wording.
> Seems something would be better than nothing. Example:
> "Note: In versions 8.3 and higher, indexes may not be immediately visible
> due to the way HOT chains work. For more information, please see
> <link to README.HOT>."
I think putting links in the user documentation directly to development
README files that require you to look in the source code is a bad thing...
> It might be nice to upgrade README.HOT to a real documentation page
> as well.
If we want the full explanation there, that's how it should be done :-)
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