Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: USE=qa-test

2009-10-07 Thread Tobias Klausmann
Hi! On Tue, 06 Oct 2009, Ryan Hill wrote: [... separate testing flag/feature for complicated/long/somehwat broken test suites ...] [1] http://bugs.gentoo.org/287722 I agree. However, some of the cases aren't quite clear-cut. Take, for example fftw. Its test suite takes about half an hour on

[gentoo-dev] Re: RFC: USE=qa-test

2009-10-07 Thread Duncan
Ryan Hill posted on Tue, 06 Oct 2009 20:38:18 -0600 as excerpted: I'd like to propose a new USE flag, qa-test or a better name, to handle these cases in a consistent way. This would give us a way to differentiate between tests that everyone should run and tests that only devs and

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: RFC: USE=qa-test

2009-10-07 Thread Patrick Lauer
On Wednesday 07 October 2009 13:13:31 Duncan wrote: Ryan Hill posted on Tue, 06 Oct 2009 20:38:18 -0600 as excerpted: I'd like to propose a new USE flag, qa-test or a better name, to handle these cases in a consistent way. This would give us a way to differentiate between tests that

Re: [gentoo-dev] Unused ebuild built_with_use cleanup

2009-10-07 Thread Marijn Schouten (hkBst)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Petteri Räty wrote: I wrote a script to check which ebuilds use built_with_use and have keywords in never versions making the ebuild unused. This means that neither arch or ~arch users are likely to install the ebuild. The script and the list of

[gentoo-dev] Re: RFC: USE=qa-test

2009-10-07 Thread Duncan
Patrick Lauer posted on Wed, 07 Oct 2009 13:36:47 +0200 as excerpted: Now I see this proposal for making it a USE flag, which may or may not be more appropriate, I don't know. I do know I'd love to see someone explain the differences. It's a bit more selective. RESTRICT is a global no, this

Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: USE=qa-test

2009-10-07 Thread Gilles Dartiguelongue
Le mardi 06 octobre 2009 à 20:38 -0600, Ryan Hill a écrit : Some packages, like dbus[1], have testing features that, while useful for developers and arch-testers, aren't something that should be foisted on users. Dbus' case is extreme, as it builds-in functions that are useful for unit

[gentoo-dev] Re: RFC: USE=qa-test

2009-10-07 Thread Peter Hjalmarsson
ons 2009-10-07 klockan 16:46 +0200 skrev Gilles Dartiguelongue: Le mardi 06 octobre 2009 à 20:38 -0600, Ryan Hill a écrit : Some packages, like dbus[1], have testing features that, while useful for developers and arch-testers, aren't something that should be foisted on users. Dbus' case is

[gentoo-dev] Lastrite: media-video/qc-usb

2009-10-07 Thread Gilles Dartiguelongue
# Gilles Dartiguelongue e...@gentoo.org (8 Oct 2009) # Obsolete. Supported by in-kernel driver qspca_stv06xx. # Masked for removal, see bug #286818. media-video/qc-usb It supported 3 device id's which have been supported by in-kernel gspca drivers for quite a while. Also, it compiled with 2.6.30

[gentoo-dev] Re: RFC: USE=qa-test

2009-10-07 Thread Ryan Hill
On Wed, 7 Oct 2009 13:36:47 +0200 Patrick Lauer patr...@gentoo.org wrote: On Wednesday 07 October 2009 13:13:31 Duncan wrote: The proposal then was to turn FEATURES=test on by default for a specific EAPI, ... which is never more than a proposal by people not fixing the packages. Just

[gentoo-dev] Re: RFC: USE=qa-test

2009-10-07 Thread Ryan Hill
On Wed, 07 Oct 2009 16:46:36 +0200 Gilles Dartiguelongue e...@gentoo.org wrote: Le mardi 06 octobre 2009 à 20:38 -0600, Ryan Hill a écrit : Some packages, like dbus[1], have testing features that, while useful for developers and arch-testers, aren't something that should be foisted on