iperf3 dependency needed for plainbox-provider-checkbox

Roderick W. Smith rod.smith at canonical.com
Mon Nov 30 20:50:05 UTC 2015

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On 11/30/2015 01:42 PM, Sylvain Pineau 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.

That's best for the short term, since I don't want to get it wrong
again or delay getting the right dependencies while I learn it. I *DO*
want to learn it, though, so a +1 to Jeff's query about documentation.

> We'll release again the full stack soon so it's time to get the
> last minute patches in trunk(s).

I'll check the dependencies again when that release lands. Thanks!

> 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:
> 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!

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