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Re: when transaction commit begins

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: when transaction commit begins
Date: 2007-09-25 13:24:02
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Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com> writes:
> I'd like to reword this line in the Asynch commit docs:
>    "when transaction commit begins."

I do not think your proposed rewording is better.  The point I was
trying to cover is that "SET LOCAL synchronous_commit" will affect the
upcoming commit, and that fine point is no longer clear with your

> Transaction commit is when the transaction ends, so using the word begin
> in that way is confusing.

I don't actually agree with that statement anyway...

			regards, tom lane

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