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Re: postgresql 7.2.1 and smp ?

From: Andrew Sullivan <andrew(at)libertyrms(dot)info>
To: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org, pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: postgresql 7.2.1 and smp ?
Date: 2002-10-25 14:18:27
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On Thu, Oct 24, 2002 at 03:56:44AM -0700, John Doe wrote:
> Hi,
> According to some messages found in mailinglists,
> smp-support for pgsql 7.2.1 has been improved, but I
> could not find any 'official' documentation confirming
> this.

It was a bugfix.  There was a spinlock problem in versions < 7.2 that
caused performance problems on SMP machines.  It is much better now.

BTW, 7.2.3 is the most recent release of 7.2; you should really run
it, because several bugs in 7.2.1 have been fixed.


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