On Wed, Jul 13, 2016 at 7:57 AM, Amit Kapila <amit.kapil...@gmail.com> wrote: > On Tue, Jul 12, 2016 at 8:34 PM, Kevin Grittner <kgri...@gmail.com> wrote: >> On Fri, Jul 8, 2016 at 1:52 PM, Andres Freund <and...@anarazel.de> wrote: >> >>> I'm a bit confused, why aren't we simply adding LSN interlock >>> checks for toast? Doesn't look that hard? Seems like a much more >>> natural course of fixing this issue? >> >> I took some time trying to see what you have in mind, and I'm >> really not "getting it". > > Isn't it possible if we initialize lsn and whenTaken in SnapshotToast > when old_snapshot_threshold > 0 and add a check for > HeapTupleSatisfiesToast in TestForOldSnapshot()?
With that approach, how will we know *not* to generate an error when reading the chain of tuples for a value we are deleting. Or positioning to modify an index on toast data. Etc., etc. etc. -- Kevin Grittner EDB: http://www.enterprisedb.com The Enterprise PostgreSQL Company -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers