On Mon, Feb 27, 2012 at 4:24 AM, Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net> wrote:
> I admit to not having actually tested this since I don't have a good
> cluster to test it on right now, but from what I can tell the code in
> the new checkpointer process only sends statistics to the collector
> once the checkpoint is finished (checkpointer.c, line 549). The 9.1
> and earlier sent this every time they entered a delay state (in
> BgWriterNap() called from CheckpointWriteDelay()).
> So in 9.1 and earlier we could see how a checkpoint wrote things as it
> was running, but in 9.2 we'll get it all as one big block at the end
> of the checkpoint - which can be a lot later in the spread case.
> Am I reading the code right?
> And if so, was this an intentional change, and if so why? To me it
> seems like a loss of functionality that should be fixed..
I agree that this should be fixed.
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