Wesley Shields wxs at
Thu Jun 19 16:35:01 UTC 2008

On Thu, Jun 19, 2008 at 08:54:17AM -0700, pfgshield-freebsd at wrote:
> Christian Weisgerber wrote:
> ...
> > In particular, running tests of what duration would be considered
> > appropriate?  E.g., building audio/flac takes a minute here, running
> > the tests sixteen, which I suspect would be excessive.
> FWIW, I started adding those regression-test targets to many ports
> because they are extremely useful: while trying to update to the
> latest coreutils I found everything apparently built but everything
> was actually broken. Now I am finding bugs in some ports that I
> thought were fine.

Which is why I would recommend wrapping them in checks for
MAINTAINER_MODE or something similar.  This way you, as the maintainer,
can turn them on when you want but they don't affect anything else.

-- WXS

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