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701e8bc... by Sujatha <email address hidden> on 2019-05-16

MDEV-19076: rpl_parallel_temptable result mismatch '-33 optimistic'

Problem:
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The test now fails with the following trace:

CURRENT_TEST: rpl.rpl_parallel_temptable
--- /mariadb/10.4/mysql-test/suite/rpl/r/rpl_parallel_temptable.result
+++ /mariadb/10.4/mysql-test/suite/rpl/r/rpl_parallel_temptable.reject
@@ -194,7 +194,6 @@
 30 conservative
 31 conservative
 32 optimistic
-33 optimistic

Analysis:
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The part of test which fails with result content mismatch is given below.

CREATE TEMPORARY TABLE t4 (a INT PRIMARY KEY) ENGINE=InnoDB;
INSERT INTO t4 VALUES (32);
INSERT INTO t4 VALUES (33);
INSERT INTO t1 SELECT a, "optimistic" FROM t4;

slave_parallel_mode=optimistic

The expectation of the above test script is, INSERT FROM SELECT should read both
32, 33 and populate table 't1'. But this expectation fails occasionally.

All three INSERT statements are handed over to three different slave parallel
workers. Temporary tables are not safe for parallel replication. They were
designed to be visible to one thread only, so have no table locking. Thus there
is no protection against two conflicting transactions committing in parallel and
things like that.

So anything that uses temporary tables will be serialized with anything before
it, when using parallel replication by using a "wait_for_prior_commit" function
call. This will ensure that the each transaction is executed sequentially.

But there exists a code path in which the above wait doesn't happen. Because of
this at times INSERT from SELECT doesn't wait for the INSERT (33) to complete
and it completes its executes and enters commit stage. Hence only row 32 is
found in those cases resulting in test failure.

The wait needs to be added within "open_temporary_table" call. The code looks
like this within "open_temporary_table".

Each thread tries to open temporary table in 3 different ways:

case 1: Find a temporary table which is already in use by using
         find_temporary_table(tl) && wait_for_prior_commit()
case 2: If above failed then try to look for temporary table which is marked for
        free for reuse. This internally calls "wait_for_prior_commit()" if table
        is found.
         find_and_use_tmp_table(tl, &table)
case 3: If none of the above open a new table handle from table share.
         if (!table && (share= find_tmp_table_share(tl)))
         { table= open_temporary_table(share, tl->get_table_name(), true); }

At present the "wait_for_prior_commit" happens only in case 1 & 2.

Fix:
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On slave add a call for "wait_for_prior_commit" for case 3.

The above wait on slave will solve the issue. A more detailed fix would be to
mark temporary tables as not safe for parallel execution on the master side.
In order to do that, on the master side, mark the Gtid_log_event specific flag
FL_TRANSACTIONAL to be false all the time. So that they are not scheduled
parallely.

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