On Wed, Mar 12, 2008 at 10:44 PM, Heikki Linnakangas

>  Imagine that you start a transaction just before transaction
>  wrap-around, so that the top level XID is 2^31-10. Then you start 20
>  subtransactions. What XIDs will they get? Now how would you map those to
>  a bitmap?

Wait. Subtransaction ids are local to a transaction and always start from 1.
See this:

     * reinitialize within-transaction counters
    s->subTransactionId = TopSubTransactionId;
    currentSubTransactionId = TopSubTransactionId;

>  It's not that common to have hundreds of thousands of subtransactions to
>  begin with..

True. But thats the case we are trying to solve here :-)


Pavan Deolasee
EnterpriseDB http://www.enterprisedb.com

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