On Fri, Mar 10, 2017 at 6:14 AM, Peter Eisentraut <peter.eisentraut@
2ndquadrant.com> wrote:

> On 2/14/17 16:50, Jeff Janes wrote:
> > make installcheck currently fails against a server running
> > with bytea_output = escape.
> >
> > Making it succeed is fairly easy, and I think it is worth doing.
> >
> > Attached are two options for doing that.  One overrides bytea_output
> > locally where-ever needed, and the other overrides it for the entire
> > 'regression' database.
> I would use option 2 here (ALTER DATABASE) and be done with it.  Some
> people didn't like using ALTER DATABASE, but it's consistent with
> existing use.  If someone wants to change that, that can be independent
> of this issue.

Sorry about the naive question, but if someone has set the GUC bytea_output
= 'escape', then the intention seem to be to obtain the output in 'escape'
format for bytea.
With this, if an installcheck is done, that might also have been done with
the expectation that the output will be in 'escape' format. In that case,
how much is it justified to hard code the format for regression database?
However, I agree that there are not many bytea outputs in the current
regression suite


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