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Re: The need for Testsuite: autopkgtest in debian/control

On Sun, 2021-03-14 at 19:54 +0100, Paul Gevers wrote:
> How about:
> To allow test execution environments to discover packages which
> provide tests, their source packages need to have a Testsuite: header
> containing autopkgtest (or a value like autopkgtest-pkg-perl, see
> below) in their control file (.dsc). Multiple values get comma
> separated, as usual in control files. This tag is added automatically
> by dpkg-source version 1.17.11 or later, so normally you don't need
> to worry about this field.

I think that's perfect, and indeed, to address the subject line, it
appears that adding Testsuite: autopkgtest to debian/control is not
necessary. The appropriate fields get put in the .dsc automagically.

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