>>>>> "Guilhem" == Guilhem Bichot <guilhem@stripped> writes:
Guilhem> On Tue, Jun 15, 2004 at 09:40:48PM +0100, Tim Bunce wrote:
>> On Tue, Jun 15, 2004 at 04:57:21PM +0200, Guilhem Bichot wrote:
>> > Sorry about that, I will ping the Docs team.
>> >From what Paul said I think he's waiting on feedback from developers :)
Guilhem> I hope the info I pasted in the bug report will help you.
>> > > For example, will new connections be allowed while waiting?
>> > At least in WAIT_TRANSACTIONS, we plan to let users with SHUTDOWN or
>> > PROCESS privilege connect and issue any non-updating command/query.
>> In my experience PROCESS privilege is very widely given (in non-ISP
>> environments) so wouldn't be a good choice. SHUTDOWN or SUPER would do.
Guilhem> The good thing with PROCESS is that many monitoring apps have
Guilhem> PROCESS. To be decided.
As we only allow 'monitoring commands' for PROCESS and SHUTDOWN users
in this case, I don't see this as a big problem.
mysqld will in any case go down as soon as all updates are done so the
shutdown shouldn't be much delayed in any case.