On Thu, Jul 03, 2008 at 05:55:01AM -0700, daveg wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 03, 2008 at 11:15:10AM +0300, Marko Kreen wrote:
> > On 5/11/08, daveg <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > > Attached is a patch to add a commandline option to pg_dump to limit how
> > > long
> > > pg_dump will wait for locks during startup.
> > My quick review:
> > - It does not seem important enough to waste a short option on.
> > Having only long option should be enough.
> Agreed. I'll change it.
> > - It would be more polite to do SET LOCAL instead SET.
> > (Eg. it makes safer to use pg_dump through pooler.)
> Also agreed. Thanks.
On second glance, pg_dump sets lots of variables without using SET LOCAL.
I think fixing that must be the subject of a separate patch as fixing just
one of many will only cause confusion.
> > - The statement_timeout is set back with "statement_timeout = default"
> > Maybe it would be better to do "= 0" here? Although such decision
> > would go outside the scope of the patch, I see no sense having
> > any other statement_timeout for actual dumping.
> I'd prefer to leave whatever policy is otherwise in place alone. I can see
> use cases for either having or not having a timeout for pg_dump, but it does
> seem outside the scope of this patch.
As it happens, another patch has set the policy to "statement_timeout = 0",
so I will follow that.
I'm sending in the revised patch today.
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