At 07:38 PM 2/25/2009, you wrote:
> > not sure, though, feel free to report test results
>Results not good so far. I created a big load file by creating a list of
>all the files on my server (using "find / -printf ...). and appending that
>file four of five times over for several hundred thousand rows.
>Then I did a LOAD DATA CONCURRENT INFILE 'my_big_file'...
>While that was running, I ran a SELECT COUNT(*) query in another session.
>The latter was blocked until the former finished every time.
>And this wasn't even using merged tables, but rather just a single myisam
>Looks like the concurrent select thing described in the documentation
>doesn't even work as advertised for even this simple case.
What happens if you do a "Select * from table limit 10"?
This bug was reported back in 2006 and should have been fixed by now. What
version of MySQL are you using?