[Bioc-devel] Long Tests builds

Pages, Herve hp@ge@ @end|ng |rom |redhutch@org
Thu Dec 5 19:10:42 CET 2019

Hello developers,

These builds were announced on this list in Nov. 2017 (see 

The purpose of the "Long Tests builds" is to run tests that are too long 
to run in the 40 min. allowed by the daily builds. With the Long Tests 
builds, tests are allowed to run for a maximum of **6 hours** before a 
TIMEOUT is raised. These builds are run once a week (every Saturday).

Setting long tests in your package is easy and is now documented:


Also these builds are now running on all 3 platforms:


Don't hesitate to use them!

Questions/feedback welcome.


Hervé Pagès

Program in Computational Biology
Division of Public Health Sciences
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
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