[Debichem-devel] Sponsoring needed for MDAnalysis
mbanck at debian.org
Tue Nov 22 19:29:19 UTC 2011
On Tue, Nov 22, 2011 at 02:57:12PM +0100, Sébastien Buchoux wrote:
> On 11/21/2011 10:58 PM, Michael Banck wrote:
> >Is the test data used by python-mdanalysis at build time?
> No, tests are not run when using the setup.py script and to, be
> honest, I didn't want to waste my time hacking a dh_auto_test rule
> because the way test data are handled upstream is going to change
> I prefer spending my time on the upstream code than on debian/rules hacking.
> >If you use the "3.0 (quilt)" format, you can add additional upstream
> >tarballs, this is one of the major improvements in the new format.
> I didn't know that! It is really getting easier to package stuff!
> Anyway, after playing a bit with this "orig-component.tar.gz"
> approach, I think it would require too much hacking for something
> that will most likely become useless in the next upstream releases.
OK, so probably it makes most sense to skip the test data for now and
revisit this for the next release?
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