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

Paul Gevers elbrus at debian.org
Tue Mar 20 15:22:15 UTC 2018

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Hi Simon,

On Fri, 13 Jan 2017 07:12:36 +0000 Simon McVittie <smcv at debian.org> wrote:
> 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.

Do you believe the issue is still present? It seems you removed the test
from nss-mdns and when I test this (albeit within the autopkgtest test
suite) it seems currently to work as expected.


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