On 2017-02-14 12:33:35 -0600, Jim Nasby wrote:
> 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
> > > > https://www.postgresql.org/message-id/20170208002900.vkldujzfkwbvq...@alap3.anarazel.de
> > > > isn't sufficient.
> > >
> > > 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.
But in that case you can't have useful templates in the regression test
either, so the whole discussion is moot?
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