Re: Bug#351030: libmail-spf-query-perl: FTBFS: Missing Build-Depends
Nick Phillips dijo [Fri, Feb 03, 2006 at 07:51:44AM +1300]:
> That'll be because they shouldn't exist. I'm not sure offhand whether
> it's ever made it as far as policy, but it's been discussed several
> times (sometimes in the context of trying to update sources from
> upstream revision control systems, sometimes for tests), and the general
> consensus, AFAIR, has always been "don't" -- if it's "only" a test, you
> should probably skip it.
> I'm not sure what the feeling would be about trying to detect whether or
> not the requisite infrastructure is present and running the tests in
> question if so would be; probably still "don't" (as it will enable
> 'someone' to detect where builds are happening).
Requiring netbase does not mean it requires network access - IIRC,
libmail-box-perl needs netbase just in order to resolve the port
number for IMAP/POP3 (defined in /etc/services).
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