Bug#839253: autopkgtest: --testname incompatible with Test-Command:

Ian Jackson ijackson at chiark.greenend.org.uk
Sun Oct 23 16:19:07 UTC 2016

Martin Pitt writes ("Bug#839253: autopkgtest: --testname incompatible with Test-Command:"):
> Hey Barry,
> > * Add a Test-Name: field solely for the purpose of matching
> >   --testname.  Of course if Test-Name doesn't exist, it would fall
> >   back to matching on Tests:
> I'd slightly change that idea to be Test-Command-foobar:, to provide
> an optional name? Test-Command: would then continue to get
> autogenerated commandN names.

Barry's suggestion of a Test-Name field is better.  This is because if
a package provides
it won't be compatibile with software compatible with the previous
DEP-8 spec.


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