On 20/12/2016 07:41, Pirate Praveen wrote:
> On ചൊവ്വ 20 ഡിസംബര്‍ 2016 12:03 വൈകു, Paolo Greppi wrote:
>> Il looks like node-expand-tilde returns a directory which does not exist
>> (sbuild-nonexistent) at this line in
>> node-fined/test/utils/get-userhome-file.js:
>> var userHomeDir = expandTilde('~');
>>
>> This in turn triggers the exception in the next line:
>> var userHomeFiles = fs.readdirSync(userHomeDir);
>>
>> Google tells me that in an sbuild chroot HOME is indeed set to
>> /sbuild-nonexistent.
> 
> ... because debian policy prevents writing to $HOME during build and
> sbuild enforces it by setting it to a non existing directory.
> 
>> Node-expand-tilde has build and autopkgtests turned on, but they pass
>> because they do not check that the returned dir exist, only that they
>> are consistent !
>>
>> I guess we have no choice but to disable build tests. I have done so in
>> the repo on alioth, autopkgtests are still on (although I had to disable
>> a few also related to tilde expansion).
> 
> See node-v8flags for setting a different $HOME for tests


Thanks for the trick !

I have re-instated the build-ime tests, see:
https://bugs.debian.org/848749#15

RFS !

Paolo

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