Re: Source package without a binary
On Do, Jan 05, 2012 at 18:26:13 (CET), Joachim Breitner wrote:
> Dear devel,
> I have an interesting case for a hypothetical „source package without
> binary packages“: The haskell compiler comes with an extensive test
> suite. This test suite
> 1. is distributed separately from the sources,
> 2. takes a long time to run and
> 3. partly depends on libraries that do not come with the compiler
> packages, and which in turn Build-Depend on the compiler.
Why not installing the test-suite itself in the binary package, so that
users that install the package can run the test-suite on their own?
Reinhard Tartler, KeyID 945348A4