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Re: Proposal: String key space for advisory locks

From: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
To: Itagaki Takahiro <itagaki(dot)takahiro(at)oss(dot)ntt(dot)co(dot)jp>
Cc: Christophe Pettus <xof(at)thebuild(dot)com>, Pgsql Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Proposal: String key space for advisory locks
Date: 2009-10-26 20:30:00
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> Why aren't you satisfied with hashtext('foo') ?

Collisions, mostly.

> The restriction comes from LOCKTAG struct, in which
> we can use only 3 * uint32 and 1 * uint16 for lock descriptor.

Yeah, that's a pretty hard limit.  NM, we'll have to figure out some way
around it.

--Josh Berkus

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