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Re: building but skipping tests?

From: Jonathan McHugh
Subject: Re: building but skipping tests?
Date: Tue, 21 Sep 2021 07:35:46 +0000

Hi Joshua,

Is there any published guidance covering what test responses are considered as 
flagging up? 

For instance, would problems be sent to as a matter of 
principle? And what should and should not be included?

Kind regards,

Jonathan McHugh

September 21, 2021 8:46 AM, "Joshua Branson" <> wrote:

> Andy Tai <> writes:
>> Hi, if I try to install a package and that may trigger building a
>> number of dependencies (when no substitutes for some reason but that
>> is outside the concern of this question), I notice that since the
>> build processes would run the tests by default, that takes a lot of
>> time. I wonder if it is possible to skip tests when building
>> locally? Of course running tests are good but if I am not a
>> developer of the packages being built running the tests may not be of
>> much utility to me.
> Note that you can disable the tests. BUT enabling said tests, lets you
> find errors, which you can report, which is really valuable to guix
> developers. :)
>> Thanks for the info on this.
> --
> Joshua Branson (jab in #guix)
> Sent from Emacs and Gnus
> "You can have whatever you want, as long as you help
> enough other people get what they want." - Zig Ziglar

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