Simon Riggs <si...@2ndquadrant.com> writes: > On 3 March 2014 15:19, Robert Haas <robertmh...@gmail.com> wrote: >> What I'm >> really concerned about is whether there are other things like the >> SnapshotNow issues that can cause stuff to halt and catch fire. I >> don't know whether there are or are not, but that's my concern.
> Of course its a concern, I feel it also. But that's why we have beta > period to handle the unknowns. I have exactly zero faith that beta testing would catch low-probability problems in this area. What's needed, and hasn't happened AFAIK, is detailed study of the patch by assorted senior hackers. > The question is are there any specific areas of concern here? If not, > then we commit because we've done a lot of work on it and at the > moment the balance is high benefit to users against a non-specific > feeling of risk. This is backwards. The default decision around here has never been to commit when in doubt. regards, tom lane -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers