Robert Haas <robertmh...@gmail.com> writes: > The only point I'm making here is that the width of a spinlock is not > irrelevant.
Sure, but it does not follow that we need to get all hot and bothered about the width of pg_atomic_flag, which has yet to find its first use-case. When and if its width becomes a demonstrable issue, we'll have some work to do in this area ... but that was true already. > All things being equal > I still think a narrower one is significantly better than a wider one, > but we can always leave solving that problem to a day when the > difference can be proved out by benchmarks. I think we can agree on that conclusion. regards, tom lane -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers