On Mon, Jan 30, 2017 at 6:02 AM, Tom Lane <t...@sss.pgh.pa.us> wrote: > In connection with the "pg_hba_file_settings view patch" thread, I was > wondering where we could logically insert a regression test case for that > view. I realized that there is no natural home for it among the existing > regression tests, because it's not really connected to any SQL language > feature. The same is true for a number of other built-in views, and > unsurprisingly, most of them are not exercised anywhere :-(. > > Accordingly, I propose creating a new regression test file whose charter > is to exercise the SRFs underlying system views, as per attached. > I don't think we desperately need new tests for views that expand to > simple SQL, but these test cases correspond directly to code coverage > for C functions, so they seem worthwhile. > > I did not do anything about testing the various pg_stat_xxx views. > Those could be added later, or maybe they deserve their own home. > (In many cases, those would need something smarter than the basic > count(*) technique used here, because the C functions are invoked > in the view's SELECT list not in FROM, so the planner would throw > away those calls.) > > Comments/objections?
Nice idea to group those tests in the same file. I am not noticing any issues with the patch proposed. -- Michael -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers