On Sun, May 22, 2016 at 11:22 PM, Noah Misch <n...@leadboat.com> wrote: > Some or even most of the other tests would qualify under "closely related to > ... a feature that is new in 9.6". Your 9.6 pg_dump changes affected object > selection and catalog extraction for most object types, so I think validating > those paths is in scope under Robert's suggestion. Testing "pg_dump > --encoding" or "pg_dump --jobs" probably wouldn't fall in scope, because those > features operate at arm's length from the 9.6 pg_dump changes. Expanding, for > example, tests of postgres_fdw query deparse would certainly fall out of > scope. That would have no apparent chance of catching a regression caused by > the 9.6 pg_dump changes.
...although it might catch bugs in the deparsing logic, which was heavily revised in 9.6. -- Robert Haas EnterpriseDB: http://www.enterprisedb.com The Enterprise PostgreSQL Company -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers