On 05/03/2017 10:12 AM, Tom Lane wrote:
> Andrew Dunstan <andrew.duns...@2ndquadrant.com> writes:
>> On 05/02/2017 10:13 PM, Vaishnavi Prabakaran wrote:
>>> And, now after your patch, do we still need "installcheck-parallel"
>>> command? It is redundant IMO, just give a thought.
>> I'd be quite happy to remove the target in favor of this more general
>> solution.
> -1 --- that will break a lot of existing habits to no purpose, not to
> mention creating complications for scripts used to test multiple branches.
> We have intentionally maintained backwards compatibility in these testing
> targets for a very long time, even though that's left us with
> inconsistencies like installcheck defaulting to serial while check
> defaults to parallel.  Adding a new capability is not an excuse for
> breaking the historical test targets.




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