Bruce Momjian wrote:
> Rod Taylor wrote:
> > Sorry, hit send too quickly.
> > 
> > NOLOCK is kinda like NOWAIT, except implies that the command will not
> > take a strong lock instead of stating that it will not wait for one.
> > 
> > On Mon, 2006-07-24 at 11:20 -0400, Rod Taylor wrote:
> > > >         SHARED CREATE INDEX ....
> I like NOLOCK myself.  ONLINE makes it sound like non-ONLINE index
> creation has to happen when the server is down.
> I don't like SHARED as the first word because we don't do this in any
> other cases --- it makes it look like the command is SHARED, and I am
> sure people will try putting SHARED in front of other commands like
> UPDATE.  "Hey, where is the SHARED manual page?"
> Anyway, if you want psql to easily identify it, just return NOLOCK as
> part of the command string returned:
>       test=> create index i on test(x);

Oh, psql needs to know before the command is sent?  How do we handle it
now with CLUSTER?  Whatever psql is trying to prevent doesn't seem to
warrant mucking up the logical order of the CREATE INDEX command.

  Bruce Momjian   [EMAIL PROTECTED]

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