Andrew Dunstan wrote:
> Tom Lane wrote:
>> The last two runs on baiji have failed at the installcheck stage,
>> with symptoms that look a heck of a lot like the most recent system
>> catalog changes haven't taken effect (eg, it doesn't seem to know
>> about pg_type.typarray).  Given that the previous "check" step
>> passed, the most likely explanation seems to be that some part
>> of the "install" step failed --- I've not tried to reproduce the
>> behavior but it looks like it might be explained if the install
>> target's postgres.bki file was not getting overwritten.  So we
>> have two issues: what exactly is going wrong (some new form of
>> Vista brain death no doubt), and why isn't the buildfarm script
>> noticing?
> The script will not even run if the install directory exists:
>   die "$buildroot/$branch has $pgsql or inst directories!"
>       if ((!$from_source && -d $pgsql) || -d "inst");
> But the install process is different for MSVC. It could be that we are
> screwing up there.

Uh, but that piece of code you're referring to is from the bulidfarm
code, right? Isn't it the same?

> I no longer have an MSVC box, so I can't tell so easily ;-(

Non-Vista MSVC boxes seem to pass fine (mastodon and skylark, for
example - skylark fails on something completely different, not fully
investigated yet, but looks to be a buildfarm problem rather than a
backend one), so I don't think it's the MSVC procedure alone that's the
cause of it.


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