You won't lose a transaction because binlog positions are updated on
commit and commit is blocked by the flush tables with read lock.
On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 1:41 PM, Marcus Bointon
> On 23 Apr 2008, at 21:19, Rick James wrote:
> > So, effectively the snapshot was at state #1.
> Yes. I would expect it to restart the transaction from the last committed
> log position, which will be #1, not some unknown state. When it rolls back,
> it rolls back the log position too - the uncommitted/failed transaction
> effectively never happened at all. Because we're talking about a slave, it
> can get what happened next from the master's logs. If it was a master that
> we'd restored, I guess it's a different matter. OTOH, losing 1 transaction
> is much less bad than not having a workable backup :^)
> At least that's my understanding of it.
> Marcus Bointon
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