Bug#417398: [Build-common-hackers] Bug#417398: Testsuite environment

Loïc Minier lool at dooz.org
Fri Apr 13 16:19:55 UTC 2007

On Fri, Apr 13, 2007, Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> Am Freitag, 13. April 2007 17:22 schrieb Loïc Minier:
> >  I now need to launch make check in a Xvfb; I prefer not doing this for
> >  all make invocations, perhaps it makes sense to offer a generic way of
> >  setting the environment of the make check run?
> >

 Hmm I don't understand your hint at all, DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS is an user
 value to decide to skip running the testsuite, while I'm looking for a
 way to express in my packaging that I want to run "make check" in a
 Xvfb.  What I do right now is:
 MAKE := xvfb-run $(MAKE)

 But this is obviously ugly.

Loïc Minier
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