On fre, 2012-02-24 at 11:53 -0500, Tom Lane wrote: > > We have the same problem with testing extensions at build-time in > the > > Debian packages. The server's SHAREDIR /usr/share/postgresql/... is > > only writable by root, while the build is running as buildd user, so > > there is no way to do "create extension whatimbuildingrightnow" to > be > > able to run regression tests, even if this is a cluster I have just > > created with initdb. > > This seems like nonsense. If the build process has installed the > software, you surely have got permissions to write in that directory.
The build process just installs the software in a fake root where it will be wrapped up by the packaging software. > If you haven't installed the software, you need to do testing in a > temporary installation per "make check", and we are able to test > extensions that way too. > That looks like the right answer. -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers