Re: pg_locks needs a facelift

From: Jim C. Nasby
Subject: Re: pg_locks needs a facelift
Date: ,
Msg-id: 20050504040230.GT47820@decibel.org
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In response to: Re: pg_locks needs a facelift  (Tom Lane)
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pg_locks needs a facelift  (Tom Lane, )
 Re: pg_locks needs a facelift  ("Merlin Moncure", )
  Re: pg_locks needs a facelift  (Tom Lane, )
 Re: pg_locks needs a facelift  ("Merlin Moncure", )
  Re: pg_locks needs a facelift  (Alvaro Herrera, )
  Re: pg_locks needs a facelift  (Tom Lane, )
   Re: pg_locks needs a facelift  ("Jim C. Nasby", )
 Re: pg_locks needs a facelift  ("Merlin Moncure", )
 Re: pg_locks needs a facelift  ("Merlin Moncure", )
  Re: pg_locks needs a facelift  (Tom Lane, )
  Re: pg_locks needs a facelift  ("Jim C. Nasby", )
 Re: pg_locks needs a facelift  ("Merlin Moncure", )
  Re: pg_locks needs a facelift  (Alvaro Herrera, )
  Re: pg_locks needs a facelift  (Tom Lane, )
 Re: pg_locks needs a facelift  ("Merlin Moncure", )
  Re: pg_locks needs a facelift  ("Jim C. Nasby", )
   Re: pg_locks needs a facelift  (Tom Lane, )
    Re: pg_locks needs a facelift  ("Jim C. Nasby", )
 Re: pg_locks needs a facelift  ("Merlin Moncure", )

On Tue, May 03, 2005 at 11:43:41PM -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
> "Jim C. Nasby" <> writes:
> > I wish you wouldn't since http://rrs.decibel.org uses it.
> 
> Don't worry, I'll veto any immediate removal of functionality ;-)

Yes, but will core (or worse, that Bruce guy) over-ride your veto? ;P

> The correct way to handle this is to add some better userlock
> functionality and deprecate what's there.  We can remove the crufty
> stuff in a release or three after it's been officially deprecated
> ... but there is no reason to remove it immediately.  It won't conflict
> with a better version, just exist alongside.

Hopefully by then I'll have come up with a reason not to support
pre-8.whenever_userlock_is_improved. :)
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