On 2016-03-18 11:01:04 -0400, Robert Haas wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 17, 2016 at 9:22 PM, Michael Paquier
> <michael.paqu...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > FWIW, my instinctive thought on the matter is to report the event
> > directly in WaitLatch() via a name of the event caller provided
> > directly in it. The category of the event is then defined
> > automatically as we would know its origin. The code path defining the
> > origin point from where a event type comes from is the critical thing
> > I think to define an event category. The LWLock events are doing that
> > in lwlock.c.
> I'm very skeptical of grouping everything that waits using latches as
> a latch wait, but maybe it's OK to do it that way.  I was thinking
> more of adding categories like "client wait" with events like "client
> read" and "client write".

+1. I think categorizing latch waits together will be pretty much
meaningless. We use the same latch for a lot of different things, and
the context in which we're waiting is the important bit.


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