On Thu, Nov 2, 2017 at 1:35 PM, Robert Haas <robertmh...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 1, 2017 at 3:46 PM, amul sul <sula...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Although partition constraints become more simple, there isn't any 
>> performance
>> gain with 0005 patch. Also I am little skeptic about logic in 0005 where we
>> copied extended hash function info from the partition key, what if parent is
>> changed while we are using it? Do we need to keep lock on parent until 
>> commit in
>> satisfies_hash_partition?
> I don't think it should be possible for the parent to be changed.  I
> mean, the partition key is altogether immutable -- it can't be changed
> after creation time.  The partition bounds can be changed for
> individual partitions but that would require a lock on the partition.
> Can you give an example of the kind of scenario about which you are concerned?

Yes, you are correct, column involved in the partitioning are immutable.

I was just worried about any change in the partition key column that
might change selected hash function.


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