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Re: pg_regress: dbname in PostgreSQL test suite

From: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
To: Jorgen Austvik - Sun Norway <Jorgen(dot)Austvik(at)Sun(dot)COM>
Cc: Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: pg_regress: dbname in PostgreSQL test suite
Date: 2008-05-28 14:37:08
Message-ID: 483D6E14.2000108@dunslane.net (view raw or flat)
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Jorgen Austvik - Sun Norway wrote:
> Hi.
>
> pg_regress has a --dbname option (which actually take a list of 
> database names):
>
>   --dbname=DB               use database DB (default \"regression\")
>
> ... but the PostgreSQL regression test suite does not really support 
> this:
>
> [jaustvik(at)host:regress] ggrep -R "regression" sql/* | grep -v 
> regression_ | grep -v :--
> sql/prepare.sql:EXECUTE q2('regression');
> sql/privileges.sql:\c regression
> sql/temp.sql:\c regression
>
> I suggest we replace @dbname@ with the first element in the dblist 
> linked list in convert_sourcefiles_in(). What do you think?
>
> (I can provide a patch if you think it is an acceptable solution.)
>
>

We have more than one set of regression tests. This feature is used by 
the PL regression tests and the contrib regression tests to run using a 
different database name.

I'm not quite sure why it's a list.

cheers

andrew

cheers

andrew





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