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Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2012 10:45:19 +0200
From: Frank Dittrich <>
Subject: Re: JtR TS integration to jumbo

On 06/13/2012 09:15 AM, magnum wrote:
> On 2012-06-13 09:02, Frank Dittrich wrote:
>> On 06/13/2012 03:04 AM, magnum wrote:
>>> On 2012-06-13 02:55, Lukas Odzioba wrote:
>>>> JimF, magnum, all:
>>>> What do you thing about integration Test Suite into jumbo for example
>>>> under "make test"?
>>> If you install it properly (test being a sibling of src and run), "make
>>> test" will work out of the box.
>> Perhaps make test (and other test targets) should check whether the test
>> directory or exists. If it doesn't, print a short message hot
>> to get the test suite.
> Yes. And it just occured to me that if we put TS in its own github repo,
> we'll get a fair amount of security, as well as automatically provided
> urls for zipballs. 'unzip' and 'wget' (or alternatively, just 'git')
> will be requirements, but this would be way better than the current
> boostrap mess with a tarball split in two for 1.10 and then four+
> patches needed upon that to get to current 1.12.2.

Yes, definitely. After sending my message, I had a look at the wiki
page, and realized it got even more complicated than last time I
installed the test suite.
I was about to suggest adding a bootstrap script to the wiki page, but a
separate git repository is better.

BTW: you can also get tarballs instead of zipballs.
This URL will provide a tar.gz for latest git:


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