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Re: Skipping tests during install/build

From: Mike Gerwitz
Subject: Re: Skipping tests during install/build
Date: Sun, 12 Feb 2017 18:55:37 -0500
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On Sun, Feb 12, 2017 at 14:30:01 +0100, Ludovic Courtès wrote:
> The short answer is “no”.  The Boolean that determines whether tests are
> run is an “input” of the build process, and thus it contributes to that
> /gnu/store hash.  Changing it leads to a different hash.

I was hoping for a `guix package -i --dont-do-this` kind of flag, not
changing the inputs.

> I think it’s a feature, though.  :-)

It is.  I'm just looking to selfishly subvert your good intentions. :)

> The intent is to have as much as possible available as substitutes.
> However, while this works well for x86_64, the other platforms are not
> in as good a state.

Oh, I want to be clear that I don't have a problem with the state of ARM
substitutes in itself; like I said, I'm surprised there are as many as
there are.

> So I think it’s a chicken-and-egg problem.  Reporting the problems that
> you have on ARM (test suite failures, build failures, etc.) can help
> raise awareness and get people to fix things more quickly.

Yep, will do.


Mike Gerwitz
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