Testing of packages
rc040203 at freenet.de
Fri Apr 27 12:33:00 UTC 2012
On 04/27/2012 02:11 PM, Matthias Runge wrote:
> I wonder how different a run-time test-suite dffers from a test suite to
> be executed during build.
There are 2 major differences:
1. The package-to-test itself is not installed to its final destination.
2. A testsuite being run in %check has access to the source-tree and
Both together imply a %check testsuite usually accesses different files
in a different environment than an installed testsuite would.
Apart of this, there are test-cases, which can not be/can not be easily
executed inside of a mock-environment as part of building.
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