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Re: Bug#986628: unblock: r-cran-rcdklibs/2.3+dfsg-6

Hi Paul,

On Thu, Apr 15, 2021 at 09:19:48PM +0200, Paul Gevers wrote:
> > No.  The majority of packages r-cran-* packages has "real" tests that
> > are manually crafted in addition to autopkgtest-pkg-r.
> Great. Loving it.

> > I think that's OK since as I said most of the packages have manual
> > tests.  So skipping pkg-r-autopkgtest will not really influence the 
> > tests of the packages in practice.
> Because you use the word "skipping" here, I think you misunderstood my
> intentions. What I mean is that pkg-r-autopkgtest is run, but if it
> determines that it hasn't done any substantial testing, it can exit with
> exit code 77 which, with the skippable restriction, will result in a
> NEUTRAL autopkgtest result which is exactly the same as a successful
> superficial test.

May be I was a bit sloppy in my wording here.  I wanted to express:
Whatever the (non-failing) pkg-r-autopkgtest result might be the
manually crafted test will beat it with a sensible and working test.

Kind regards



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