Stephen Frost wrote:
> * Alvaro Herrera ( wrote:
> > Tom Lane wrote:
> > 
> > > More generally, though, I wonder how we can have some test coverage
> > > on such cases going forward.  Is the patch below too ugly to commit
> > > permanently, and if so, what other idea can you suggest?
> > 
> > I suggest a buildfarm animal running a custom buildfarm module that
> > exercises the pg_upgrade test from every supported version to the latest
> > stable and to master -- together with your proposed case that leaves a
> > toastless table around for pg_upgrade to handle.
> That would help greatly with pg_dump test coverage as well..  One of the
> problems of trying to get good LOC coverage of pg_dump is that a *lot*
> of the code is version-specific...

If we can put together a script that runs for various versions
and then verifies the runs, we could use it in both buildfarm and

Álvaro Herrera      
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