I'm still unclear on how to write regression tests for a connectivity bug. Are they necessary in this case?
On Sun, Oct 25, 2015 at 5:55 PM, Zeus Kronion <zkron...@gmail.com> wrote: > Parallel workers were failing to connect to the database when running > pg_dump with a connection string. The first of the following two commands > runs without errors, while the second one fails: > pg_dump "postgres://my-user:my-passw...@my.hostname.com:5432/my-db" -Fd > -f my-dump > pg_dump "postgres://my-user:my-passw...@my.hostname.com:5432/my-db" -Fd > --jobs=9 -f my-dump > > The error message: > pg_dump: [parallel archiver] connection to database "my-db" failed: > fe_sendauth: no password supplied > > The password is not being stored correctly in the PGconn object when > connecting with a connection string. > > This is my first time contributing to Postgres, so I tried to stick to the > instructions from the "Submitting a Patch" wiki. This submission is for > discussion because I haven't figured out how to write regression tests for > this patch yet (and I would appreciate guidance). > > Target branch: master > Compiles and tests successfully: true > Platform-specific items: none > Regression tests: still needed > Documentation: N/A > Performance implications: none >