configure option to disable tests

Simon Josefsson simon at
Sun Jun 15 19:58:28 CEST 2008

"Ciprian Dorin Craciun" <ciprian.craciun at> writes:

>     Hello all!
>     I'm writing this to make a small suggestion: it would be nice to
> have an option to disable the tests when building and installing.
>     I'm asking this because I want to install libgcrypt to a
> non-standard location (ex. /packages/libgcrypt--1.4.1), and after
> installing it I want to symlink all includes and libs into
> /packages/.include /packages/.lib, but the tests fail by not finding
> the includes and libs (as they haven't been symlink-ed yet).

Normally, self-tests doesn't require the program to be installed at all.
What errors do you get?


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