[blfs-dev] [blfs-book] r9433 [ seed ]

Andrew Benton b3nton at gmail.com
Thu Feb 16 08:05:16 PST 2012


On Thu, 16 Feb 2012 15:20:49 +0000
Ken Moffat <zarniwhoop at ntlworld.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Feb 16, 2012 at 07:46:07AM -0700, ken at linuxfromscratch.org wrote:
> > +
> > +    <para>This package does not have a working testsuite.</para>
> > +
> 
>  I was originally going to ask to have it minuted that this was
> where I cracked and told the truth about a testsuite, after some
> circumlocutions in earlier commits :-)
> 
>  And  I was going to plead in mitigation that I've had it 'up to
> here' with packages that need to be installed before their tests
> will run (or, perhaps, since this is gnome, they expect you to be
> running the previous stable version).  For this one, I even went
> back to a gnome session and reinstalled libpeas (the gnome devs
> recommend seed as a dep for libpeas : that is circular, since seed
> requires peas), but still there were two failures in the seed
> tests.
> 
>  But instead, I'm going to suggest that we just stop mentioning
> testsuites in BLFS.

Or at least make it optional?

Andy



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