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From "Thomas Tauber-Marshall (Code Review)" <>
Subject [Impala-ASF-CR] IMPALA-5262: test analytic order by random fails with assert
Date Tue, 02 May 2017 00:05:56 GMT
Thomas Tauber-Marshall has posted comments on this change.

Change subject: IMPALA-5262: test_analytic_order_by_random fails with assert

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File tests/query_test/

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> Do we have any end-to-end tests that exercise non-deterministic exprs in an
Do you have any suggestions?

Its hard to check the output in a reliable way unless we're able to have the random() values
returned so that we can check that their order is correct, but I don't know of any way to
do that (other than use an inline view, which doesn't work, see IMPALA-5270)

We can run the query without checking its output just to ensure that it doesn't crash, though
the crash that was happening here was rare so that doesn't give us much coverage. We could
fix that by adding it to the query generator.

I also haven't actually repro-ed this, so I could also investigate why its actually failing
and it may be something related to local filesystem that could get fixed, but the entire premise
of the test if faulty and its likely to just continue to be flaky (e.g. if IMPALA-660 get

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