[opam-devel] Test packages before importing into opam repository?

Thomas Gazagnaire thomas at gazagnaire.org
Sun Jul 5 15:28:42 BST 2015

That's a great idea! PR is welcome: this means adding an `opam install -t` after the basic installation test here: https://github.com/ocaml/opam-repository/blob/master/.travis-ci.sh#L114

> On 2 Jul 2015, at 15:08, Thomas Leonard <talex5 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've had a few problems recently with my Travis builds failing because
> one of my dependencies has a failing unit test. How about having the
> opam repository Travis script check that the new program's tests pass
> before importing it?
> e.g. here's a PR fixing one such bug with ocaml-git:
>  https://github.com/ocaml/opam-repository/pull/4234
> But the Travis build for the original import PR passed:
>  https://travis-ci.org/ocaml/opam-repository/builds/66523206
> It would also help to have https://github.com/ocaml/opam/issues/2190
> fixed, so that I could test my package without testing everything it
> depends on (in fact, in my particular case, my package didn't depend
> on ocaml-git, but it did depend on a package whose unit-tests depended
> on ocaml-git...). This would probably make the Travis tests faster
> too...
> Thanks,
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