Re: Occasional tablespace.sql failures in check-world -jnn

From: Michael Paquier <michael(at)paquier(dot)xyz>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter(dot)eisentraut(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>
Cc: Andres Freund <andres(at)anarazel(dot)de>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Occasional tablespace.sql failures in check-world -jnn
Date: 2021-01-16 04:46:29
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On Fri, Jan 15, 2021 at 09:59:02AM +0100, Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> I vaguely recall that this had something to do with SELinux (or something
> similar?), where it matters in what context you create a file or directory
> and then certain properties attach to it that are relevant to subsequent
> programs that run on it. Again, vague.

Hmm. Does it? sepgsql has some tests for tablespaces involving only
pg_default, so it does not seem that this applies in the context of
the regression tests. The cleanup of testtablespace in GNUMakefile
comes from 2467394, as of June 2004, that introduced tablespaces.

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