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