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Re: RFC: debhelper changes for perl module packages -- AUTOMATED_TESTING and verbose tests

-=| Florian Schlichting, 10.09.2013 20:50:16 +0200 |=-
> On Tue, Sep 10, 2013 at 09:27:49PM +0300, Damyan Ivanov wrote:
> > I want to propose the following two changes in the perl-related 
> > debhelper support. I am also willing to write the patches, but before 
> > I try that, I want to discuss this a bit, as it would affect all of 
> > the group's packages.
> > 
> >  * export AUTOMATED_TESTING=1 when invoking the test system
> I just came across a package where AUTOMATED_TESTING would enable author
> tests we wouldn't want to run. So there should be a way to override this
> default from debian/rules.

This sounds like a bug, and patching out the behaviour sounds like the 
right way to address it :) The dist would fail on cpantesters anyway, 
so perhaps upstream would even appreciate the patch :)

Of course, we could always use an emergency button, I'll keep that in 

> otherwise: gogogo!


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