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Re: Visibility regression test

From: Manfred Koizar <mkoi-pg(at)aon(dot)at>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Visibility regression test
Date: 2002-08-29 15:06:58
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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.

>Seems like a waste of test cycles to me.

I'd agree, if the test was not able to detect the error condition it
was written for.  But I did a test with a buggy postmaster and the bug
was detected.

Servus
 Manfred

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