Fabien COELHO <coe...@cri.ensmp.fr> writes:
>> I have a serious, serious dislike for tests that seem to work until
>> they're run on a heavily loaded machine.

> I'm not that sure the error message was because of that.

No, this particular failure (probably) wasn't.  But now that I've realized
that this test case is timing-sensitive, I'm worried about what will
happen when it's run on a sufficiently slow or loaded machine.

>> I would not necessarily object to doing something in the code that
>> would guarantee that, though.

> Hmmm. Interesting point.

It could be as simple as putting the check-for-done at the bottom of the
loop not the top, perhaps.

                        regards, tom lane

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