Re: SSL regression test suite

From: David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>
To: Heikki Linnakangas <hlinnakangas(at)vmware(dot)com>
Cc: Andres Freund <andres(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>, Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>, PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: SSL regression test suite
Date: 2014-12-04 16:13:21
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On Thu, Dec 04, 2014 at 02:42:41PM +0200, Heikki Linnakangas wrote:
> On 10/06/2014 04:21 PM, Heikki Linnakangas wrote:
> >This probably needs some further cleanup before it's ready for
> >committing. One issues is that it creates a temporary cluster that
> >listens for TCP connections on localhost, which isn't safe on a
> >multi-user system.
> This issue remains. There isn't much we can do about it; SSL doesn't work
> over Unix domain sockets. We could make it work, but that's a whole
> different feature.
> How do people feel about including this test suite in the source tree? It's
> probably not suitable for running as part of "make check-world",

What makes it unsuitable?

> but it's extremely handy if you're working on a patch related to
> SSL. I'd like to commit this, even if it has some rough edges. That
> way we can improve it later, rather than have it fall into oblivion.
> Any objections?

Not from me :)

David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>
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