DEP8 tests using the built package source
Stephen Kitt [2014-03-19 23:25 +0100]:
> > > > Wouldn't it make sense to change DEP8 to encourage building
> > > > whatever is strictly required for the tests, and perhaps drop
> > > > "build-needed" altogether?
> > I wouldn't want to drop build-needed, as it only complicates things
> > for the cases where people want it. But I'm happy to add a stanza to
> > its documentation to avoid it for packages which take a nontrivial
> > amount of time to build; does that sound like an acceptable
> > compromise?
> It does indeed, with Jakub's idea of copying only the required code to
> $ADTTMP too.
Language/grammar/style corrections appreciated :)
Martin Pitt | http://www.piware.de
Ubuntu Developer (www.ubuntu.com) | Debian Developer (www.debian.org)
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