Subject Re: [firebird-support] file size and transactions
Author Helen Borrie
Hello shg_sistemas@...,

Friday, September 15, 2017, 2:53:19 AM, you wrote:

> I read somewhere that the "read only" transactions are absolutelly
> harmless to the GC and sweeping. Is that so?

It is true for READ ONLY transactions that are started in READ
COMMITTED isolation mode. In other isolation modes, long-running
transactions in both READ ONLY and READ WRITE will block GC and evade