Andrew Dunstan wrote: > Magnus Hagander wrote: >> 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? > > > Yes, but it might be that the MSVC install doesn't actually use that > location properly. Unfortunately, its logging is less than verbose, unlike > the standard install procedure. > >> >>> 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. >> >> > > Possibly. My point was that I can't even investigate how MSVC is working > at all.
So what is it you're looking for, specifically, to help with that? //Magnus ---------------------------(end of broadcast)--------------------------- TIP 5: don't forget to increase your free space map settings