Re: REINDEX and shared catalogs

From: Michael Paquier <michael(at)paquier(dot)xyz>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>, Postgres hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: REINDEX and shared catalogs
Date: 2018-08-08 19:14:50
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On Wed, Aug 08, 2018 at 02:39:00PM -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
> Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com> writes:
>> I agree that it would be good to have it fixed in released versions, but
>> I also agree that such a change could cause trouble in production for
>> some. Is the "no backpatch" idea that you will push this to both pg11
>> and master? That would get my vote.
> Same here. I am not excited about putting such a change into stable
> branches, mainly because the existing behavior has been there for
> twenty years without any previous complaints. So it's not *that* big
> a problem. But it's not too late for v11, I think.

We are talking a lot about the definition of what a stable branch is,
aren't we? ;p

By no-backpatch, I only implied patching v12, but that would not be a
huge amount of efforts to get that into v11, so I can do that as well.
Any objections to doing that?

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