On Mon, Nov 21, 2016 at 1:00 PM, Tom Lane <t...@sss.pgh.pa.us> wrote:
> I wrote:
>> Actually, the Gather path *isn't* parameterized.  The problem here is
>> that we're planning an unflattened subquery, and the only thing that
>> is parallel-unsafe is that there is an outer Param in its toplevel tlist,
>> and we're somehow deciding that we can stick that unsafe tlist into (and
>> beneath) the Gather node.  So something rotten in that area, but I've not
>> quite found it yet.
> Hah: not where I thought it was at all.  The problem seems to be down to
> the optimization I put into is_parallel_safe() awhile back to skip testing
> anything if we previously found the entire querytree to be parallel-safe.
> Well, the raw query tree *is* parallel-safe.  It's only when we inject
> some Params that we have a parallel hazard.  So that optimization is too
> optimistic :-(

That sucks.  Any idea how we might salvage it?

Robert Haas
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