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Re: (Bug#890993) primer3 FTBFS on big endian: test failure

Hi Liubov,

On Tue, May 29, 2018 at 03:15:29PM +0200, Liubov Chuprikova wrote:
> Thank you for the examples!

Its a pleasure to save your time for more challenging things than seeking
for examples. ;-)

> Yesterday I pushed a fix but then I realized
> that I missed one more test that fails on big-endian. Also, I have noticed
> that test/p3test.pl always exits with 0 — pushed a patch to fix this.
> Please, have a look at the commits! I have also added d/README.source that
> explains why some tests are skipped on big-endian.

Looks good.
> Then I tried to fix autopkgtest's failures. run-unit-test runs the same
> tests as during the building process, so they pose similar problems for
> big-endian. What would you offer to do with them?
As far as I know the tests are not running on big-endian architecture.
I'd leave these in the current state until we are convinced that this is
not the case.

Do you think the package is ready for upload from your point of view?

> >   2. Since you have saved time to work out proper tests on rarely
> >      used architectures you have time to package
> >        https://github.com/bioinfo-ut/GenomeTester4
> >
> > While the later is half joking this could be quite useful.  You would
> > have need the tool for your original plan - may be for other things as
> > well and you could learn packaging.
> I am not sure that I could get through packaging process at the moment. I
> would prefer to put this package on my list of cases so that I could return
> to it when I feel more confidently. :-)

Fine.  Would you prefer if I create a template and you check whether you
understand everything and add tests?

Kind regards



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