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Re: How to migrate to testing

Joachim Wiedorn <ad_debian@joonet.de> writes:
> Jakub Wilk <jwilk@debian.org> wrote on 2012-01-24 18:14:
>> Does the test suite involve heavy floating-point computations? Two of 
>> our mips buildds, corelli and lucatelli, doesn't have FPU, so it 
>> wouldn't be surprising if they couldn't run such a testsuite in a 
> I have seen in some packages that tests were disabled because of some
> problems. So my idea for armhf and s390x is to disable only tests needing
> these floating-point computations.

For armhf this would not help since there are some preconditions not met
(the atlas package is missing). For mips, however: yes, this is a
package that does *heavy* computation. Running it on a non-FPU coimputer
will take long times.

When I could confirm that the bug isn't latent in other architectures, I
could just switch off the testing in mips and mipsel. 



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