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Re: build-time testing of pure arch:all packages

On Fri, Jun 22, 2012 at 1:21 AM, Yaroslav Halchenko wrote:

> I package a few Python modules and enable build-time testing in them for
> at least some QA.  Some of the packages, although being pure Python
> (thus architecture all), deal with data I/O thus prone to bugs related
> to alignment/endianness etc.   Unfortunately I cannot spot those until
> some dependent on them package hits them (e.g. happened quite a few
> times with nibabel - nipy bundle).  Ideally I wish I could somehow
> instruct build servers to build those source packages with only arch:all
> binary packages, discarding any result and only keeping the logs.
> I wonder if that is somehow possible to achieve cleanly ?

You could run the build (with `./setup.py check` enabled as per usual)
on all the porter boxes, we have a number of those for different
architectures, at least until the autopkgtest infrastructure is



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