On Tue, Jul 1, 2014 at 1:25 PM, Dilip kumar <dilip.ku...@huawei.com> wrote:
> On 01 July 2014 03:48, Alvaro Wrote,
>> > In particular, pgpipe is almost an exact duplicate between them,
>> > except the copy in vac_parallel.c has fallen behind changes made to
>> > parallel.c. (Those changes would have fixed the Windows warnings).
>> > think that this function (and perhaps other parts as
>> > well--"exit_horribly" for example) need to refactored into a common
>> > file that both files can include. I don't know where the best place
>> > for that would be, though. (I haven't done this type of refactoring
>> > myself.)
>> I think commit d2c1740dc275543a46721ed254ba3623f63d2204 is apropos.
>> Maybe we should move pgpipe back to src/port and have pg_dump and this
>> new thing use that. I'm not sure about the rest of duplication in
>> vac_parallel.c; there might be a lot in common with what
>> pg_dump/parallel.c does too. Having two copies of code is frowned upon
>> for good reasons. This patch introduces 1200 lines of new code in
>> vac_parallel.c, ugh.
>> If we really require 1200 lines to get parallel vacuum working for
>> vacuumdb, I would question the wisdom of this effort. To me, it seems
>> better spent improving autovacuum to cover whatever it is that this
>> patch is supposed to be good for --- or maybe just enable having a
>> shell script that launches multiple vacuumdb instances in parallel ...
> Thanks for looking into the patch,
> I think if we use shell script for launching parallel vacuumdb, we cannot get
> complete control of dividing the task,
> If we directly divide table b/w multiple process, it may happen some process
> get very big tables then it will be as good as one process is doing operation.
> In this patch at a time we assign only one table to each process and
> whichever process finishes fast, we assign new table, this way all process
> get equal sharing of the task.
> Thanks & Regards,
> Dilip Kumar
I have executed latest patch.
One question is that how to use --jobs option is correct?
$ vacuumdb -d postgres --jobs=30
I got following error.
vacuumdb: unrecognized option '--jobs=30'
Try "vacuumdb --help" for more information.
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