[debian-mysql] Test failures ignored during build

Bjoern Boschman bjoern at boschman.de
Mon Oct 10 20:07:57 UTC 2016

Hi Lars,

as far as I remember back in these days this was a blocker to get the pkg
working at all.
Imho several tests will fail as debian is offering much more platforms then
oracle does, but I guess we'll have to figure that out and maybe disable
testcases per platform?


On Mon, Oct 10, 2016 at 1:14 PM Lars Tangvald <lars.tangvald at oracle.com>

> Hi,
> This commit
> https://anonscm.debian.org/cgit/pkg-mysql/mysql-5.6.git/commit/?h=d195aba285ccf7eb182086307a47100658c60a14
> changed the build to ignore all test failures regardless of platform.
> It doesn't really explain why. Was there any discussion about this on
> the list? There's not a whole lot of point in running the tests if the
> result is just ignored, and they've been failing during build but not
> dep8 for at least the last couple of upstream 5.7 releases.
> --
> Lars
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