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
> > 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