iperf3 dependency needed for plainbox-provider-checkbox

Jeffrey Lane jeffrey.lane at canonical.com
Mon Nov 30 18:57:48 UTC 2015

Thanks Sylvain, do you happen to have any real documentation on this?
I think part of the issue is that this is a radically different change
from the standard dep packaging stuff (using the control file to set
the dependencies and suggests) and I'm confused by how this all works

Where do you put a Depends in the cert provider?  I presume packaging
is still separate from the tree?  At least from what I could see
theres no packaging info in the tree for

On Mon, Nov 30, 2015 at 1:42 PM, Sylvain Pineau
<sylvain.pineau at canonical.com> wrote:
> 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).
> Sylvain
> 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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