Re: Log details for stats dropped more than once

From: Bertrand Drouvot <bertranddrouvot(dot)pg(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: Michael Paquier <michael(at)paquier(dot)xyz>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)lists(dot)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Log details for stats dropped more than once
Date: 2024-05-15 08:04:48
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On Wed, May 15, 2024 at 02:47:29PM +0900, Michael Paquier wrote:
> On Tue, May 14, 2024 at 10:07:14AM +0000, Bertrand Drouvot wrote:
> > While resuming the work on refilenode stats (mentioned in [1] but did not share
> > the patch yet), I realized that my current POC patch is buggy enough to produce
> > things like:
> >
> > 024-05-14 09:51:14.783 UTC [1788714] FATAL: can only drop stats once
> >
> > While the CONTEXT provides the list of dropped stats:
> >
> > 2024-05-14 09:51:14.783 UTC [1788714] CONTEXT: WAL redo at 0/D75F478 for Transaction/ABORT: 2024-05-14 09:51:14.782223+00; dropped stats: 2/16384/27512/0 2/16384/27515/0 2/16384/27516/0
> Can refcount be useful to know in this errcontext?

Thanks for looking at it!

Do you mean as part of the added errdetail_internal()? If so, yeah I think it's
a good idea (done that way in v2 attached).

> > Attached a tiny patch to report the stat that generates the error. The patch uses
> > errdetail_internal() as the extra details don't seem to be useful to average
> > users.
> I think that's fine. Overall that looks like useful information for
> debugging, so no objections from here.

Thanks! BTW, I just realized that adding more details for this error has already
been mentioned in [1] (and Andres did propose a slightly different version).



Bertrand Drouvot
PostgreSQL Contributors Team
RDS Open Source Databases
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