Tom Lane wrote:
> Alvaro Herrera <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > In the spirit of incremental improvement, here is a patch that turns the
> > couple of bools in PGPROC into a bitmask, and associated fallout.
> Maybe declare the field as uint8 instead of char?  Otherwise, +1.

I'm wondering if it's safe to do something like

MyProc->vacuumFlags |= PROC_FOR_XID_WRAPAROUND

without holding the ProcArrayLock.  It seems in practice a type smaller
than "int" (which uint8 always is) is always stored atomically so this
shouldn't be a problem.

Alvaro Herrera                     
"La rebeldía es la virtud original del hombre" (Arthur Schopenhauer)

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