On Thu, Oct 13, 2016 at 8:38 AM, Andres Freund <and...@anarazel.de> wrote:
> On 2016-10-12 11:18:57 -0400, Peter Eisentraut wrote:
>> On 10/4/16 11:29 AM, Tom Lane wrote:
>> > Robert Haas <robertmh...@gmail.com> writes:
>> >> Apparently, 'make world' does not build worker_spi.  I thought 'make
>> >> world' was supposed to build everything?
>> >
>> > You'd have thunk, yeah.  It looks like the issue is that src/Makefile
>> > is selective about recursing into certain subdirectories of test/,
>> > but mostly not test/ itself.  src/test/Makefile naively believes it's
>> > in charge, though.  Probably that logic ought to get shoved down one
>> > level, and then adjusted so that src/test/modules gets built by "all".
>> > Or else teach top-level "make world" to do "make all" in src/test/,
>> > but that seems like it's just doubling down on confusing interconnections.
>> We generally don't build test code during make world.
> FWIW, I find that quite annoying. I want to run make world with parallelism so
> I can run make world afterwards with as little unnecessary
> unparallelized work. And since the latter takes just about forever, any
> errors visible earlier are good.
> What are we gaining by this behaviour?

Personally, I have been trapped by the fact that worker_spi does not
get built when doing a simple check-world recently... So +1 for just
building it when running check-world. We gain nothing with the current
behavior except alarms on the buildfarm.

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