Bug#851232: debci: does not understand space-separated tests

Antonio Terceiro terceiro at debian.org
Fri Jan 13 10:05:36 UTC 2017

On Fri, Jan 13, 2017 at 07:12:36AM +0000, Simon McVittie wrote:
> Package: debci
> Version: 1.5
> Severity: normal
> The autopkgtest spec[1] says "Test names are separated by comma and/or
> whitespace" (which I admit is weird, but it's what it says) and the
> reference implementation implements that:
> <https://anonscm.debian.org/git/autopkgtest/autopkgtest.git/tree/lib/testdesc.py?h=4.3#n413>
> debian/tests/control in nss-mdns 0.10-8 has space-separated Tests (because
> I misremembered what is allowed) and it looks as though ci.debian.net
> responds to this by only running the first test per stanza:
> https://ci.debian.net/data/packages/unstable/amd64/n/nss-mdns/20170113_063407.autopkgtest.log.gz
> There is no practical impact right now for this particular package,
> because I don't think nss-mdns' tests can be relied on to work in a
> container anyway, so they're all skipped.

debci does not handle debian/tests/control in any way, that is
completely left for autopkgtest. Maybe that is a problem with the
version of autopkgtest that is currently in the workers (4.0.5)?

I plan to upgrade to the latest version from backports soon.
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