Re: Automatically dumping test-suite.log on make check failure
2014-05-08 20:49 GMT+02:00 Marcin Owsiany <email@example.com>:
> 2014-05-08 19:33 GMT+02:00 Guillem Jover <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
>> On Thu, 2014-05-08 at 19:10:48 +0200, Marcin Owsiany wrote:
>> > Does anyone know a way to make the automake-generated test suite scripts
>> > cat
>> > the test-suite.log to stderr on failure? It just reports which tests
>> > failed but
>> > hides the actual messages. This is most annoying on buildds which then
>> > promptly
>> > remove the whole build dir, and one has to then tediously find a porter
>> > box,
>> > set up schroot, fetch the package, install build-deps, run the build and
>> > then
>> > finally manually cat the log. Example:
>> Yes, pass VERBOSE=1 to the «make check» call. This was brought up
>> recently in the following thread:
> Awesome, thank you!
I'm with Joey on this.
IMO Debian buildds should set DH_VERBOSE=1 and VERBOSE=1 instead of
making various parts of debhelper more verbose.
This would fix a range of problems, not just the missing test logs.