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Re: [COMMITTERS] pgsql: Make the visibility map crash-safe.

From: Heikki Linnakangas <heikki(dot)linnakangas(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>
To: Robert Haas <rhaas(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [COMMITTERS] pgsql: Make the visibility map crash-safe.
Date: 2011-06-22 10:55:35
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On 22.06.2011 06:05, Robert Haas wrote:
> Second, when inserting, updating, or deleting
> a tuple, we can no longer get away with clearing the visibility map
> bit after releasing the lock on the corresponding heap page, because
> an intervening crash might leave the visibility map bit set and the
> page-level bit clear.

heap_update seems to still do that.

   Heikki Linnakangas

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