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Re: RFC: A regression test framework for Debian packages?

Anthony Towns <aj@azure.humbug.org.au> writes:

> Build time is important too: that's the only time you can attempt fine
> grained testing of modules rather than executables, and it lets you catch
> problems before you upload too. eg, after some irritating bugs that happened
> to only show up on one or two architectures, I added some regression tests
> to ifupdown, which basically:
> These all seem pretty hard to actually do. Useful, but hard. Something
> that might also be useful, and isn't that hard could be letting you
> check that particular files actually end up in the .deb you're creating,
> with particular ownerships and permissions.

Very nice piece of information. Thank you.


Jérôme Marant


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