On Tue, Oct 18, 2016 at 2:28 PM, Tom Lane <t...@sss.pgh.pa.us> wrote:

> Jeff Janes <jeff.ja...@gmail.com> writes:
> > Is there a way to get "make check" to install a custom pg_hba.conf for
> its
> > temporary installation? Something like pre-prending the line:
> > local  all  password_user  md5
> > To the default pg_hba.conf?
> No.  Why would you want that?  External connections to the test DB seem
> like exactly what you *don't* want, for reproducibility's sake.

I would want to do that so that the code dealing with password-based logins
doesn't go completely untested by "make check", like it currently is.

I don't see how connecting to an obscure unix socket with a password is
more "external" than connecting to the same obscure linux socket without a



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