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Re: non-reproducible failure of random test on HEAD

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Kevin Grittner" <Kevin(dot)Grittner(at)wicourts(dot)gov>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: non-reproducible failure of random test on HEAD
Date: 2010-04-13 06:09:28
Message-ID: 26305.1271138968@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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"Kevin Grittner" <Kevin(dot)Grittner(at)wicourts(dot)gov> writes:
> I got a failure on the random test.

This used to be common.  Peter tweaked the test a few years ago to
reduce the probability of failure, but IIRC it's still not zero (and
probably can't be made zero without rendering the test meaningless).
I think most likely you just managed to hit the once-in-a-blue-moon
failure.

			regards, tom lane

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