On 06/18/2014 09:12 PM, Robert Haas wrote:
> No.  Otherwise, one of those bits could get changed after a backend
> takes a snapshot and before it finishes using it - so that the
> transaction snapshot is in effect changing underneath it.  You could
> avoid that by memorizing the contents of CLOG when taking a snapshot,
> but that would defeat the whole purpose of CSN-based snapshots, which
> is to make the small and fixed-size.


Thankyou. I appreciate the explanation.

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