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bug#32955: Cuirass: Some tests depend on 'guix-current', which makes the

From: Clément Lassieur
Subject: bug#32955: Cuirass: Some tests depend on 'guix-current', which makes them resource expensive
Date: Mon, 08 Oct 2018 15:44:57 +0200
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Ludovic Courtès <address@hidden> writes:

> Hello,
> Clément Lassieur <address@hidden> skribis:
>> Tests depending on 'guix-current' are expensive in terms of CPU and
>> storage usage since we need to build (current-guix) and then store a
>> couple of full system images.
> [...]
>> Is there another way to get those tests to work without depending on
>> 'guix-current'?
> These tests are indeed expensive.  However the motivation here is
> precisely to test a complete installation procedure using the current
> Guix in the installation image.  If we were to change that we’d be
> testing something different and much less interesting.
> So I think there’s not much we can do here.
> Does that make sense?

Yes it does :-)  Thank you for the reply!

> (Note that all the other system tests use just whatever snapshot the
> ‘guix’ package refers to, which is good enough for them because they
> don’t test things where Guix itself is involved.)
> Thanks,
> Ludo’.

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