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Re: Bug#736416: ITP: debci -- continuous integration system for Debian

On Thu, Jan 23, 2014 at 03:17:46PM +0100, Michael Prokop wrote:
> * Antonio Terceiro [Thu Jan 23, 2014 at 10:08:25AM -0300]:
> > * Package name    : debci
> >   Version         : 0.4.0
> >   Upstream Author : Antonio Terceiro <terceiro@debian.org>
> > * URL             : http://ci.debian.net/
> > * License         : GPL-3
> >   Programming Lang: Mostly POSIX Shell. a little bit of (or a rewrite
> >                     in) a saner language (Ruby|Perl|Python) might be
> >                     needed down the road
> >   Description     : continuous integration system for Debian
> > debci will scan the Debian archive for packages that contains DEP-8
> > compliant test suites, and run those test suites whenever a new version
> > of the package, or of any package in its dependency chain (modulo the
> > base system), is available.
> Sounds promising, thanks for your work, Antonio.
> (As Martin Pitt already wrote in #736416 it would be great if the
> existing efforts could be shared.)


> I'm a bit unhappy about the naming though, because currently it's
> running DEP-8 tests only and "continuous integration system for
> Debian" and its project name "debci" are a bit missleading from my
> PoV. Do you have any further things in mind for debci?

Well, I am not aware of any other spec for runtime, as-installed test
suites for packages. debci uses DEP-8 because that is what we have

I don't think we need other specs for runtime test suites, but if they
come around I will have nothing against also supporting them.

Antonio Terceiro <terceiro@debian.org>

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