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

Loïc Minier lool at dooz.org
Fri Apr 13 18:49:48 UTC 2007

On Fri, Apr 13, 2007, Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> If you are looking for a way to express in your packaging that you want 
> to run "make check" if you are in that environment, the first question 
> would be how to detect that you are in such an environment.

 Hmm no, I want a way to create this environment.  :)

 I want a way to hook a xvfb-run to init the environment of the
 testsuite, exactly like this achieves (this is what I'm using right
    MAKE := xvfb-run $(MAKE)

 But using MAKE for this is really ugly as it affects all make
 invocations and "xvfb-run" isn't exactly pretty.

Loïc Minier
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