On 2016-07-18 15:47:58 -0400, Robert Haas wrote: > I think the risk profile is exactly the opposite of what you are > suggesting here. If we provide an option to compile the server with > all global variables converted to thread-local variables, there's > really not a whole lot that can break, AFAICS.
Using TLS will slow down things noticeably though. So if we were to go there, we'd have to make up for some constant slowdown. > We'll technically be multi-threaded but the code need not know or care > about the other threads; only in the event of a memory clobber can > they affect each other. But that'll make it pretty hard to take advantage of multi-threading to a meaningful degree. Except for being able to create shared memory after the fact - quite useful! - there'd not be much point. - Andres -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers