CI device tests

Alan Griffiths alan.griffiths at
Fri Jul 18 08:06:40 UTC 2014

On 18/07/14 05:46, Christopher James Halse Rogers wrote:
> So, I think the cause of much of the heartache in the packaging in
> is because the CI test is using our tools in a way that doesn't match
> standard practice.
> The Breaks/Replaces pair *should* work, using apt to install those
> packages will correctly remove mircommon-dev and replace it with
> libmircommon-dev. This is not implemented in the dpkg layer, though,
> so when the device test calls dpkg --install $ALL_THE_THINGS this
> handling is not done.
> It would probably be fixed by the test passing --auto-deconfigure to
> dpkg, or (better) creating a repository apt can pull from and using apt.

Anyone know which project to report the bug against?

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