[Pkg-crosswire-devel] [Pkg-crosswire-commits] [bibletime] 01/01: debian/rules: override_dh_auto_test because the test rely on a display which is not there

Teus Benschop teusjannette at gmail.com
Thu Oct 5 06:50:26 BST 2017

Hi Roberto,

Ah, that is helpful information, thank you for the pointer to use a dummy
display with the help of xvfb. I'll look into that soon to see whether that
would help. Yes, I agree that it's better to not override things, and xvfb
if it helps would be great.

Regards, Teus

On Wed, 4 Oct 2017 at 14:25 Roberto C. Sánchez <roberto at debian.org> wrote:

> On Wed, Oct 04, 2017 at 11:44:54AM +0000, Teus Benschop wrote:
> >
> > +override_dh_auto_test:
> > +     echo "Skip dh_auto_test because the tests rely on a display which
> is not there"
> >
> Hi Teus,
> I wonder if instead of this change you could set up a dummy display and
> use xvfb to enable the test to run.  You can install xvfb and have a
> look at the documentation to see details of how to use it.  It is
> designed for just this sort of use case.
> Regards,
> -Roberto
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