dh_auto_test(1) — Linux manual page


DH_AUTO_TEST(1)                 Debhelper                DH_AUTO_TEST(1)

NAME         top

       dh_auto_test - automatically runs a package's test suites

SYNOPSIS         top

       dh_auto_test [build system options] [debhelper options]
       [-- params]

DESCRIPTION         top

       dh_auto_test is a debhelper program that tries to automatically
       run a package's test suite. It does so by running the appropriate
       command for the build system it detects the package uses. For
       example, if there's a Makefile and it contains a test or check
       target, then this is done by running make (or MAKE, if the
       environment variable is set). If the test suite fails, the
       command will exit nonzero. If there's no test suite, it will exit
       zero without doing anything.

       This is intended to work for about 90% of packages with a test
       suite. If it doesn't work, you're encouraged to skip using
       dh_auto_test at all, and just run the test suite manually.

OPTIONS         top

       See "BUILD SYSTEM OPTIONS" in debhelper(7) for a list of common
       build system selection and control options.

       -- params
           Pass params to the program that is run, after the parameters
           that dh_auto_test usually passes.

NOTES         top

       If the DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS environment variable contains nocheck,
       no tests will be performed.

SEE ALSO         top


       This program is a part of debhelper.

AUTHOR         top

       Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org>

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13.0.1                         2020-05-16                DH_AUTO_TEST(1)

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