On 2/13/17 8:50 PM, Andres Freund wrote:
On 2017-02-14 11:46:52 +0900, Michael Paquier wrote:
I still fail to see why --use-existing as suggested in
Some tests create objects without removing them, meaning that
continuous runs would fail with only --use-existing. This patch brings
value in such cases.
You can trivially script the CREATE/DROP DB outside with
--use-existing. Which seems a lot more flexible than adding more and
more options to pg_regress.
AFAIK if you're doing make check (as opposed to installcheck) it's
significantly more complicated than that since you'd have to create a
temp cluster/install yourself.
As an extension author, I'd *love* to have the cluster management stuff
in pg_regress broken out: it's the only reason I use pg_regress, and
pg_regress's idea of what a test failure is just gets in my way. But
breaking that out is far more invasive than allowing a template database.
Jim Nasby, Data Architect, Blue Treble Consulting, Austin TX
Experts in Analytics, Data Architecture and PostgreSQL
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