On Fri, 2003-10-24 at 20:11, Allen Landsidel wrote:
> However, I do the same thing with the reindex, so I'll definitely be taking 
> it out there, as that one does lock.. although I would think the worst this 
> would do would be a making the index unavailable and forcing a seq scan.. 
> is that not the case?

No, it exclusively locks the table. It has been mentioned before that we
should probably be able to fall back to a seqscan while the REINDEX is
going on, but that's not currently done.


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