On 7 September 2016 at 11:37, Corey Huinker <corey.huin...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 6, 2016 at 11:24 PM, Craig Ringer <craig.rin...@2ndquadrant.com>
> wrote:
>> On 7 September 2016 at 11:21, Corey Huinker <corey.huin...@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> > On Tue, Sep 6, 2016 at 6:53 PM, Craig Ringer
>> > <craig.rin...@2ndquadrant.com>
>> > And the TAP test would detect the operating system and know to create an
>> > FDW
>> > that has the PROGRAM value 'cat test_data.csv' on Unix, 'type
>> > test_data.csv'
>> > on windows, and 'type test_data.csv;1' on VMS?
>> Right. Or just "perl emit_test_data.pl" that works for all of them,
>> since TAP is perl so you can safely assume you have Perl.
> Thanks. I was mentally locked in more basic OS commands. Am I right in
> thinking perl is about the *only* OS command you can be sure is on every
> architecture?

Probably, there's a lot of crazy out there.

TAP tests can be conditionally run based on architecture, but
something like this is probably worth testing as widely as possible.

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