Stefan Kaltenbrunner wrote:
> Tom Lane wrote:
>> Andrew Dunstan <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
>>> ... And then we'd need to change the regression makefile to use
>>> the option, based on an environment variable a bit like
>>> maybe.
>> Why wouldn't we just use it always?  If a regression test dumps core,
>> that's going to deserve investigation.
> enabling it always for the regression tests probably makes sense - but
> there is also the possibility that such a core can get very large and
> potentially run the partitition the regression test runs on out of space.

I think Tom is right. You can always set the hard limit before calling
"make check" or running the buildfarm script. I'll prepare a patch to use
similar code unconditionally in pg_regress.



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