Magnus Hagander wrote:
Anyway. Attached patch adds this to the bgwriter shared memory. Is it
safe to do this, and then just have a regular function running in a
normal backend pulling out the value and returning it to the user,
without locking?
If the variable is an int64, I don't believe so: the architecture might not implement atomic read/writes of int64 values.


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