[Kolab-devel] pear rpmbuild advice
bernhard at intevation.de
Tue Dec 2 09:36:02 CET 2008
Am Samstag, 29. November 2008 23:00:46 schrieb Gunnar Wrobel:
> > Is this a runtime dependency or a buildtime dependency. In case it is a
> > runtime dependency, why is a testing framework needed as runtime
> > dependency for the kolab-server module (just curious, wanting to learn
> > something).
> Neither runtime nor buildtime but "testtime" :)
> It is absolutely not required in your system. I did nevertheless
> include it also in the Kolab/OpenPKG server version because I like
> having the phpUnit tests also on a productive system.
> Often people tend to start patching the installed code. Then it may be
> useful to be able to run/extend unit tests on your system.
I second the point: Often it is advisable to keep analysis and assertion
code in for the production versions.
I think http://www.whyprogramsfail.com/ has some comments on this.
> It is not
> necessarily the best way of coding stuff but I want to enable people
> to contribute as much as possible.
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