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Re: Snapshot management, final

From: Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>
To: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
Cc: Pg Patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Snapshot management, final
Date: 2008-04-23 07:51:32
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On Tue, 2008-04-22 at 18:13 -0400, Alvaro Herrera wrote:
> Simon Riggs wrote:
> > OK, so it can;t be copied to a longer lived memory context?
> CopySnapshot always copies snapshots to SnapshotContext, which is a
> context that lives until transaction end.  There's no mechanism for
> copying a snapshot into another context, because I don't see the need.
> If you need that ability, please explain.

No, I wish to prevent that, not enable it.

Perhaps put the TransactionId on each snapshot and then an Assert can
check it before its used. 

  Simon Riggs

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