On Thu, Dec 1, 2016 at 2:56 PM, Tom Lane <t...@sss.pgh.pa.us> wrote:
> Robert Haas <robertmh...@gmail.com> writes:
>> Well, if people are unwilling to add test suites to 'make
>> check-world', we can add 'make check-universe' and I'll run that
>> instead.  And that can come with a big shiny disclaimer.  I just want
>> a way to compile and run EVERYTHING that people care about not
>> breaking, which I think is frankly a pretty reasonable request!
> Really?  How are you going to test Windows-specific (or any-other-
> platform-but-yours-specific) code?  How about WORDS_BIGENDIAN code,
> or code that is sensitive to alignment rules?  Or code that breaks
> in locales you haven't got, or depends on compile options you don't
> use?
> check-world isn't a magic bullet.

No, but deliberately leaving things out that could be run isn't
helping anything either.

Robert Haas
EnterpriseDB: http://www.enterprisedb.com
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