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DH_OCTAVE_CHECK(1) dh-octave DH_OCTAVE_CHECK(1)

NAME

dh_octave_check - automatically run an Octave-Forge package test suite

SYNOPSIS

dh_octave_check

DESCRIPTION

dh_octave_check performs the automated tests present in both *.m and C++ files in the sub-directories of the current directory, which should be the top-level source directory of an Octave add-on package. It also runs the script debian/check.m, if it exists.

ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES

Some aspects of the execution of dh_octave_check can be controlled through the environment variables listed below. These variables can also be set in file "debian/checkvars", which is sourced by dh_octave_check.

A space-separated list with the the names of the files whose unit tests should not be run.
The optional second argument for Octave’s test function. Allowed values are "quiet", "normal", and "verbose".
Prefix for calling the Octave command. It can be used for setting environment variables to Sensible values (for instance "LD_PRELOAD=") and specifying another program under which Octave must be run (like "xvfb-run").
Name of the Octave binary to run (defaults to "octave-cli").
Command line options for Octave (defaults to "--no-history --silent --no-init-file --no-window-system").

SEE ALSO

debhelper(7), dh(1), dh_octave_substvar(1), dh_octave_clean(1), dh_octave_version(1), dh_octave_changelogs(1), dh_octave_examples(1)

This program is meant to be used together with debhelper for Debian packages derived from Octave-Forge packages.

AUTHOR

Rafael Laboissière <rafael@debian.org>

2021-08-15 1.0.5