Thomas Kellerer <shammat(at)gmx(dot)net> writes: > Tom Lane schrieb am 22.01.2020 um 16:05: >> Right. It's the XA transaction manager's job not to forget uncommitted >> transactions. Reasoning as though no TM exists is not only not very >> relevant, but it might lead you to put in features that actually >> make the TM's job harder. In particular, a timeout (or any other >> mechanism that leads PG to abort or commit a prepared transaction >> of its own accord) does that.
> That's a fair point, but the reality is that not all XA transaction managers > do a good job with that.
If you've got a crappy XA manager, you should get a better one, not ask us to put in features that make PG unsafe to use with well-designed XA managers.