Andres Freund <> writes:
> On 2017-04-22 16:22:59 -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
>> In the particular case I was interested in here, the test script thought
>> everything was successful :-(.  I'm working on fixing that little problem,
>> but I do not believe that the TAP scripts are so bulletproof that there
>> will never be a need to override their judgment.

> Agreed.  If paths are reproducible and cleaned up on next run it's also
> much less of an issue to just leave them around till the next run.
> Which we imo also should do for non-failing tmp_check directories.

Mm, not convinced.  I think that the delete-on-success behavior was
intentional, to limit the amount of disk space a buildfarm member would
consume during a run.  I don't mind that being the default, as long as
there's a way to override it manually.

                        regards, tom lane

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