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Re: xlog lockup patch (was: BUG #2712: could not fsync

From: TANIDA Yutaka <tanida(at)sraoss(dot)co(dot)jp>
To: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org, pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: xlog lockup patch (was: BUG #2712: could not fsync
Date: 2007-01-10 09:52:16
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On Mon, 20 Nov 2006 15:33:33 -0500 (EST)
Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us> wrote:

> Thomas H. wrote:
> > me wrote:
> > > i've loaded 1gb of data without any xlog-problems, whereas with the 8.2b2 
> > > executable it locked up after ~100mb. the xlog-files are cycling...
> > >
> > > if i need to test for some specific behaviour let me know.
> > 
> > what's the status on this patch for inclusion in future 8.2 builds? would be 
> > nice to see it in b4 or rc1...
> This was fixed the day after we packaged beta3:
> 	revision 1.44
> 	date: 2006/11/08 20:12:05;  author: tgl;  state: Exp;  lines: +20 -48
> 	Change Windows rename and unlink substitutes so that they time out after
> 	30 seconds instead of retrying forever.  Also modify xlog.c so that if
> 	it fails to rename an old xlog segment up to a future slot, it will
> 	unlink the segment instead.  Per discussion of bug #2712, in which it
> 	became apparent that Windows can handle unlinking a file that's being
> 	held open, but not renaming it.
> beta4 will have the fix.
Are there any plan to  backport this patch for 8.1/8.0 server ? 

My customer has same problem in 8.1.5 , but this bug doesn't seems to
be fixed in 8.1.6 . 

Backport patch for 8.1.6 attached. 

Sorry for replying old mail.
TANIDA Yutaka <tanida(at)sraoss(dot)co(dot)jp>

Attachment: 81_win_xlog_lockup_fix.patch
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