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From: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
To: Christoph Berg <cb(at)df7cb(dot)de>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Runtime SHAREDIR for testing CREATE EXTENSION
Date: 2012-02-26 15:36:00
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On lör, 2012-02-25 at 14:21 +0100, Christoph Berg wrote:
> Well, I'm trying to invoke the extension's "make check" target at
> extension build time. I do have a temporary installation I own
> somehwere in my $HOME, but that is still trying to find extensions in
> /usr/share/postgresql/9.1/extension/*.control, because I am using the
> system's postgresql version. The build process is not running as root,
> so I cannot do an install of the extension to its final location.
> Still it would be nice to run regression tests. All that seems to be
> missing is the ability to put
> extension_control_path = /home/buildd/tmp/extension
> into the postgresql.conf of the temporary PG installation, or some
> other way like "CREATE EXTENSION foobar WITH CONTROL
> '/home/buildd/...'. 

Yeah, of course, the extension path is not related to the data
directory.  So we do need some kind of path setting, just like

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