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Re: use of xvfb-run in pbuilder builds

On Mon, Jul 03, 2006 at 05:33:41PM -0500, Carlo Segre wrote:
> On Mon, 3 Jul 2006, Justin Pryzby wrote:
> >On Mon, Jul 03, 2006 at 02:43:50PM -0500, Carlo Segre wrote:
> >
> >>I am trying to use xvfb-run to permit pbuilder to build some packages
> >>which need to connect to X.
> >If you're aiming to get the package uploaded, this isn't allowed.  You
> >can't assume an X11 environment, or a network connection, or any such
> >thing.
> For the Perl package, I can (and have) disabled the testing for the Debian 
> package.  For the python package, it is much more difficult.  I thought 
> that xvfb was precisely the tool for this.
Perhaps; I'm not familiar with it.

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