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Re: Visibility regression test

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Manfred Koizar <mkoi-pg(at)aon(dot)at>
Cc: pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Visibility regression test
Date: 2002-08-29 15:37:39
Message-ID: 6442.1030635459@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Manfred Koizar <mkoi-pg(at)aon(dot)at> writes:
> On Thu, 29 Aug 2002 10:30:59 -0400, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
> wrote:
>> Manfred Koizar <mkoi-pg(at)aon(dot)at> writes:
> A new regression test trying to detect runaway INSERTs/UPDATEs.
>> 
>> Why?

> Because we do not want to run a database that gets hung in an endless
> loop on INSERT or UPDATE.  Better we find such bugs during regression
> testing.

If there is such a problem it will surely be found by the other
regression tests.  I don't see a need to insert a test that has an
acknowledged system dependency in order to detect this.

			regards, tom lane

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