Noah Misch <> schrieb:
>On Sun, Dec 01, 2013 at 06:56:10PM +0100, Andres Freund wrote:
>> On 2013-12-01 12:49:40 -0500, Noah Misch wrote:
>> > This system had multiple problems, a missing pg_subtrans file and a
>> > TOAST chunk for pg_attribute.  I don't see a pg_clog problem
>connecting it to
>> > the freeze bug at hand.
>> Those all sound like possible problems caused by the bug, no?
>pg_subtrans has a lifecycle unrelated to datfrozenxid.  I am not aware
>of a
>mechanism connecting that problem to the bug at hand.

TransactinIdIsInProgress returns true for future xids. Which triggers the use 
of XactLockTableWait. Which then does SubtransGetParent of a far future xid...


Please excuse brevity and formatting - I am writing this on my mobile phone.

Andres Freund            
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