Andrew Sullivan wrote:
On Wed, Jul 11, 2007 at 09:26:34PM +0100, Heikki Linnakangas wrote:
The xid is encoded in the filename. If you can't start up the database and look at pg_locks, you can't do much other than guess.

So then in this sort of case, it isn't _really_ safe to delete those
files, because the commitment you made before crash when you accepted
a PREPARE TRANSACTION is going to be gone, which violates the 2PC

Yes, though if neither you nor the transaction manager can connect, you don't have much choice.

  Heikki Linnakangas

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