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       dh_auto_test - automatically runs a package's test suites


       dh_auto_test [buildsystemoptions] [debhelperoptions] [--params]


       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.


       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. These can be used to
           supplement or override the any standard parameters that
           dh_auto_test passes.


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



       This program is a part of debhelper.


       Joey Hess <>