Robert Haas <> writes:
> On Fri, Oct 14, 2016 at 9:10 AM, Tom Lane <> wrote:
>> Well, if it has no tests *and* it's not getting installed, what's
>> the point of having it at all?

> It's intended as a demonstration of stuff you could do with background
> workers.  Perhaps that begs the question of why Alvaro included it in
> the set of things that got moved from contrib to src/test/modules, but
> I'm still of the opinion that we should build everything in
> src/test/modules when the user does 'make world', whether it has tests
> defined or not.

TBH, I can't muster much sympathy for that position.  Make a test case
for it, and the problem goes away, not to mention that confidence in
whether it actually works (not just compiles) goes up a lot.

                        regards, tom lane

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