[Debichem-devel] Bug#897191: Bug#897191: Bug#897191: Bug#897191: pymol: autopkgtest times out with new version while succeeded in the past

Michael Banck mbanck at debian.org
Wed May 2 08:44:21 BST 2018


On Wed, May 02, 2018 at 02:53:56PM +1000, Stuart Prescott wrote:
> An update on my investigations...

> > > Output to stderr normally causes a test to fail. One can overrule that
> > > by add allow-stderr to the test Restrictions if the output is expected
> > > and to be ignored.
> > 
> > The stderr output also indicates that the test runner think that the test
> > run has failed. Once more with set -x in place, the runner is not finding
> > 'PyMOL: normal program termination.' in the pymol output.
> That part I am yet to investigate... this sort of shell script debugging 
> reminds me of the normal level of complexity for a shell script where I wish 
> it was in some other language.

The shell wrapper script is ancient, it could well be that it is not
needed anymore these days and we could get rid of one level of
indirection here.


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