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Bug 739738 - net-misc/curl: tests have automagic on valgrind
Summary: net-misc/curl: tests have automagic on valgrind
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Anthony Basile
Depends on:
Reported: 2020-08-31 12:44 UTC by Thomas Deutschmann (RETIRED)
Modified: 2022-05-03 03:19 UTC (History)
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Description Thomas Deutschmann (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2020-08-31 12:44:08 UTC
Tests from net-misc/curl will automatically use valgrind when available.
This should be disabled or controlled via USE flag.

Looks like test script has an

>  -n     Disable the check for and use of valgrind.

option for that.
Comment 1 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2022-05-03 03:19:09 UTC
The bug has been closed via the following commit(s):

commit 25f5af6ec754e7e2f1e9d9c60e1196dfa42eb59f
Author:     Sam James <>
AuthorDate: 2022-05-03 03:18:43 +0000
Commit:     Sam James <>
CommitDate: 2022-05-03 03:18:47 +0000

    net-misc/curl: add 7.83.0
    Now with verbose tests & disabled valgrind (unreliable on various arches
    and within sandbox).
    Signed-off-by: Sam James <>

 net-misc/curl/Manifest           |   2 +
 net-misc/curl/curl-7.83.0.ebuild | 287 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 2 files changed, 289 insertions(+)