Bug#875914: autopkgtest: support Conflicts: in debian/tests/control

Paul Gevers elbrus at debian.org
Tue Mar 20 21:42:42 UTC 2018

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Hi Daniel,

On Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:16:15 -0400 Daniel Kahn Gillmor
<dkg at fifthhorseman.net> wrote:
> It would be nice if we could have Conflicts: in any stanza in
> debian/tests/control, to indicate that if a given package is installed,
> this test should not be considered a candidate to run.

If I am correct, most backends already start from a minimal environment
by default and only add the required packages. What use case do you have
in mind where autopkgtest give you the wrong set?


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