[Piuparts-devel] Bug#453628: Bug#453628: Bug#453628: piuparts: please add the possibility for overrides

Lars Wirzenius liw at iki.fi
Fri Nov 30 12:06:55 UTC 2007

On pe, 2007-11-30 at 11:53 +0100, Lucas Nussbaum wrote:
> On 30/11/07 at 09:10 +0000, Sune Vuorela wrote:
> > It would be quite nice if it was possible to override at least some of
> > the testresults.
> > 
> > In small cases, for example installing broken symlinks, might be
> > something a package want to do.
> Couldn't you use --warn-on-others (I'm not sure if it turns symlinks errors
> in warnings though), or --no-symlinks?

Those options work when doing mass-testing, but given the preceding IRC
discussion, this was more about having lintian style overrides that
apply to specific packages. So if there's a package that has a valid
reason for a broken symlink, it can have an override to prevent piuparts
from complaining.

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