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

Loïc Minier lool at dooz.org
Fri Apr 13 17:58:07 UTC 2007

On Fri, Apr 13, 2007, Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> Loïc Minier wrote:
> >  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 is "a Xvfb"?

 It's a virtual X server which provides a virtual DISPLAY without using any
 hardware; see the xvfb package.  It permits running tests which require
 a DISPLAY, such as for graphical libraries.

Loïc Minier
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