Michael Paquier <michael.paqu...@gmail.com> writes: > On Wed, Apr 13, 2016 at 9:06 AM, Tom Lane <t...@sss.pgh.pa.us> wrote: >> If there's other stuff using high ports on a particular buildfarm machine, >> you'd expect occasional random test failures due to this. The observed >> fact that some buildfarm critters are much more prone to this type of >> failure than others is well explained by this hypothesis.
> Each test run uses its own custom unix_socket_directories, PGHOST is > enforced to use it, and all the port tests go through that as well. By that argument, we don't need the free-port-searching code on Unix at all. But this discussion is mostly about Windows machines. regards, tom lane -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers