Peter Eisentraut wrote: > On 11/11/15 12:34 PM, Tom Lane wrote: > > I was thinking more of removing the "missing" script and associated logic > > entirely, rather than making PGXS a special case. I think we should do > > our best to minimize differences between behaviors in core builds and > > PGXS builds, if only because we don't test the latter very much and > > might not notice problems there. > > Well, about a year ago people were arguing for the opposite change in > the documentation build. It used to default all the build tool > variables to programs that weren't there, and people got all confused > about that, so we stuck "missing" in there across the board.
Ah, right :-( It's obviously difficult to arrange a compromise that pleases everyone here. I think it's fair to keep "missing" for the doc build and remove it from Perl/bison/flex, regardless of pgxs; extensions cannot build doc files anyway. -- Álvaro Herrera http://www.2ndQuadrant.com/ PostgreSQL Development, 24x7 Support, Remote DBA, Training & Services -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers