Tom Lane wrote:
Heikki Linnakangas <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
A much simpler approach would be to try to acquire the vacuum lock, and compact the page the usual way, and fall back to a cold update if we can't get the lock immediately.

Seems like that could work.

I just realized that there's a big problem with that. The process doing the update surely holds a pin on the buffer itself. Needs more thought..

  Heikki Linnakangas

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