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Re: reindexdb hangs

From: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: dx k9 <bitsandbytes88(at)hotmail(dot)com>, pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: reindexdb hangs
Date: 2007-08-30 16:41:51
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Tom Lane wrote:
> Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com> writes:
> > Tom Lane wrote:
> >> Yeah, an extra fetch of the pg_class row doesn't seem all that nice.
> >> I think you'd want to check it in approximately the same two places
> >> where pg_class_ownercheck() is applied (one for the 1-xact and one for
> >> the multi-xact path).
> > Actually, the 1-xact path does not need it, because the check is already
> > elsewhere.
> Yeah, but if you do it there it's one added comparison
> (isOtherTempNamespace is very cheap, and you can get the namespace
> cheaply from the already-open rel).  This way you need an extra syscache
> lookup because you are insisting on doing the check in a place where you
> don't have easy access to the pg_class row.  Doesn't seem better.

I'm not sure I follow.  Are you suggesting adding a new function,
similar to pg_class_ownercheck, which additionally checks for temp-ness?

Alvaro Herrera                      
The PostgreSQL Company - Command Prompt, Inc.

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