iperf3 dependency needed for plainbox-provider-checkbox

Sylvain Pineau sylvain.pineau at canonical.com
Mon Nov 30 18:42:01 UTC 2015

We can add a strong "Depends" in the certification server provider and 
just a "Suggests" indeed in the checkbox provider.
What do you think?
I can implement such changes pretty quickly in both.
We'll release again the full stack soon so it's time to get the last 
minute patches in trunk(s).


On 30/11/2015 19:32, Jeffrey Lane wrote:
> I'm going to go out on a limb here and suggest that the line should be
> a "Suggests" rather than "Depends"...
> I could be wrong though.  I'm also moving this to checkbox-devel, zyga
> is busy these days and maybe someone else from that team can help
> solve this.
> On Mon, Nov 30, 2015 at 1:17 PM, Roderick W. Smith
> <rod.smith at canonical.com> wrote:
>> Hash: SHA1
>> Zygmunt,
>> A while back, I expanded the "network" test script to provide an
>> option to test using iperf3, and added a suitable test to the
>> providers/plainbox-provider-checkbox/jobs/ethernet.txt.in file. At the
>> time, I asked you how to get a Debian package dependency in place so
>> as to have iperf3 installed automatically, and you said to add an
>> entry to
>> providers/plainbox-provider-resource-generic/jobs/resource.pxu. I did
>> that, and it's in the repository, but plainbox-provider-checkbox
>> doesn't have the iperf3 dependency, so iperf3 is not being installed
>> by default. Have I misunderstood something? I'd like to get a suitable
>> dependency set up so that we don't have to manually install iperf3.
>> Thanks!
>> - --
>> Rod Smith
>> Server and Cloud Certification Engineer
>> rod.smith at canonical.com
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