On Fri, Feb 9, 2018 at 7:23 PM, Michael Paquier <mich...@paquier.xyz> wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 09, 2018 at 06:04:39PM +0530, Ashutosh Bapat wrote:
>> Name for wait event "LWTRANCHE_OLDSERXID_BUFFERS" is printed as
>> "oldserxid", but documentation at
>> https://www.postgresql.org/docs/10/static/monitoring-stats.html does
>> not have exact same event there. Instead it has
>> OldSerXidLock     Waiting to read or record conflicting serializable
>> transactions.
> I see two events defined here in the code of type LWLock dedicated to
> oldserxid:
> - OldSerXidLock which is a wait event defined as it is part of
> LWLockNames.
> - oldserxid, which gets defined in SimpleLruInit(), which itself calls
> LWLockRegisterTranche() to define a second event of type LWLock.

I didn't pay attention to the second one. Thanks for pointing that
out. But then like me a user may first land on OldSerXidLock since
that is first in the list and get confused. May be we should use names
which are not prefix of others.

> So the docs look correct to me on this side.  What I find weird is the
> phrasing to define oldserxid.  Instead of that, the current description:
> Waiting to I/O on an oldserxid buffer.
> I would suggest "waiting *for* I/O"


Best Wishes,
Ashutosh Bapat
EnterpriseDB Corporation
The Postgres Database Company

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