Rerunning src_test with modifications
On Mon, Mar 5, 2012 at 12:08 PM, Zac Medico <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 03/05/2012 08:50 AM, Mike Gilbert wrote:
>> When I run into test failures in www-client/chromium, the normal
>> procedure is to file a bug and filter the failing tests until the
>> problem can be fixed (usually upstream).
>> Ideally, I would like to be able to do the following:
>> 1. Start building chromium using emerge or ebuild.
>> 2. If src_test dies, modify the ebuild to filter the failing tests.
>> 3. Re-run the test phase without rebuilding the source code.
>> If I do not run ebuild clean, portage re-uses the environment from the
>> previous run, which does not include my changes to the ebuild.
>> Is there an easy way to have portage source the modified ebuild
>> instead of just using the previous environment? Wiping out the
>> environment file isn't really an option because we set some global
>> variables in pkg_setup.
> FEATURES=noauto makes it source the ebuild again, mixing it in with the
> previous environment. You can enable it temporarily by exporting the
> FEATURES=noauto environment setting to the command:
> * env FEATURES=noauto ebuild foo.ebuild test
That sounds like exactly what I was looking for. Thanks!