[pkg-go] Bug#832834: Bug#832834: golang-github-boltdb-bolt: FTBFS: Tests failures

Martín Ferrari tincho at tincho.org
Sun Sep 24 10:58:09 UTC 2017

On 22/09/17 16:55, Santiago Vila wrote:

> Hmm. Why would a test suite have to test the disk speed at all?
> A test suite in a program is supposed to test the program,
> not the underlying hardware.
> IMHO; I don't think such kind of tests are really useful.
> I would just disable the test completely.

It is not testing the hardware, it is testing that the write completes,
and developers many times assume everybody has fast hardware, and then
you get these bugs. We could argue about disabling this test (which is
noted as hacky by upstream), but those are not the reasons.

Martín Ferrari (Tincho)

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