On Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 8:19 PM, Andres Freund <and...@anarazel.de> wrote: > On 2016-09-02 08:31:42 +0530, Robert Haas wrote: >> I wonder whether we ought to just switch from the consistent method to >> the semiconsistent method and call it good. > > +1. I think, before long, we're going to have to switch away from having > locks & partitions in the first place. So I don't see a problem relaxing > this. It's not like that consistency really buys you anything... I'd > even consider not using any locks.
Right. ISTM that the consistency guarantee was added on the off chance that it mattered, without actually being justified. I would like to be able to run pg_buffercache in production from time to time. -- Peter Geoghegan -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers