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Re: Issue with UPDATE statement on v8

From: Michael Fuhr <mike(at)fuhr(dot)org>
To: Kenneth Hutchinson <kenneth(dot)hutchinson(at)mpfyieldstar(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-sql(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Issue with UPDATE statement on v8
Date: 2005-09-23 13:30:22
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On Thu, Sep 22, 2005 at 11:22:22AM -0500, Kenneth Hutchinson wrote:
> UPDATE t_summary
> SET        availability = 7
> WHERE  oid = 28245084
> When this query is executed (within a function or without) the database
> will simply hang.  If the UPDATE is turned into a SELECT, the query
> works just fine.

One possibility is that another transaction has updated this row
or done a SELECT FOR UPDATE and hasn't committed yet.  Does just
this one record cause the update to hang or do all updates to the
table hang?  Have you queried pg_locks in another session while the
update is hung?

Michael Fuhr

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