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Re: Notes on lock table spilling

From: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)dcc(dot)uchile(dot)cl>
To: Merlin Moncure <merlin(dot)moncure(at)rcsonline(dot)com>
Cc: Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>,Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Notes on lock table spilling
Date: 2005-04-04 21:06:27
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On Mon, Apr 04, 2005 at 02:50:30PM -0400, Merlin Moncure wrote:

> > Perhaps a little delayed, but yes, I have major reservations about
> > the whole concept of spilling the lock table to disk. If you
> > implement this, I would very much like a switch to be able to turn
> > it off, somehow.

> me too.  I very much like the current behavior, so that a transaction is
> aborted when lock table space is exhausted.  This is pretty flexible
> because you can always manipulate the lock table size.

Hmm.  I'll keep that in consideration (if we come to implement lock
table spilling.)

> By the way Alvaro, are you still planning to reorganize the lock union?

Not right now.

Alvaro Herrera (<alvherre[(at)]dcc(dot)uchile(dot)cl>)
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