On Tue, Aug 9, 2016 at 5:17 PM, Jim Nasby <jim.na...@bluetreble.com> wrote:

> On 8/5/16 12:00 PM, Jeff Janes wrote:
>> So I created a new guc, notice_lock_waits, which acts like
>> log_lock_waits but sends the message as NOTICE so it will show up on
>> interactive connections like psql.
> I would strongly prefer that this accept a log level instead of being
> hard-coded to NOTICE. The reason is that I find the NOTICE chatter from
> many DDL commands to be completely worthless (looking at you %TYPE),

Perhaps we should do something about those notices?  In 9.3 we removed ones
about adding implicit unique indexes to implement primary keys, and I think
that that was a pretty good call.

> so I normally set client_min_messages to WARNING in DDL scripts. I can
> work on that patch; would it essentially be a matter of changing
> notice_lock_waits to int lock_wait_level?

How would it be turned off?  Is there a err level which would work for
that?  And what levels would non-superusers be allowed to set it to?

And, I'd be happy if you were to work on a patch to implement it.



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