Bug#742242: please provide a simple way to run simple tests locally without upgrading the system.

Jakub Wilk jwilk at debian.org
Fri Mar 21 08:38:04 UTC 2014

Hi Charles!

* Charles Plessy <plessy at debian.org>, 2014-03-21, 16:00:
>More in particular, my problem is that the command “adt-run package.dsc 
>--- null” needs root access and is very invasive on the local system, 
>while I only want to run the tests on binary packages that I have 
>freshly installed, on my local system as it is.

devscripts (>= 2.14.1) includes sadt(1), a simple autopkgtest runner. 
You might want to give it a  try. It requires an unpackaged source 
package, but otherwise seems to do exactly what you want.

Jakub Wilk

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