I can't save any posts tonight. Cleared my browsing history but that didn't help.

I was making a change to the posts table, and that locked the entire posts table for a good 20 minutes. :(

Can you put up some sort of message telling us that the tables are locked so that we don't waste a lot of time trying to figure out what's wrong?

I didn't realize they would be. I thought the database query was only going to take like 30 seconds to execute, and it ended up taking 20 minutes! I was just staring at the screen watching it do its thing and I kept saying, "Ok, any second now it's going to finish ... Any second now ..."

This article has been dead for over six months. Start a new discussion instead.