Andrew Dunstan <> writes:
> On 04/25/2017 10:45 AM, Robert Haas wrote:
>>> I agree entirely that it's confusing as heck. +1 for inventing a new name.

>> Yeah.  I would have expected installcheck to just skip any tests that
>> don't make sense against an already-installed cluster.  I would not
>> expect it to run those tests against some cluster other than the
>> installed cluster.  That seems super-weird.

> I'm in the process of moving all the buildfarm tests to use check
> instead of installcheck, but in such a way that it doesn't constantly
> generate redundant installs.

But is that something only of interest to the buildfarm, or should we
do something in the Makefile infrastructure to make it more generally

                        regards, tom lane

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