howto: set up a cyrus development environment

Bron Gondwana brong at
Sat May 2 01:52:19 EDT 2015

On Sat, May 2, 2015, at 08:20 AM, Conrad Kleinespel wrote:
> Hello guys and girls,
> Ellie, thanks a lot for the instructions. Building Cyrus and Cassandane
> worked just fine on Ubuntu 15.10 :-)
> However, when running the tests with "./ -f pretty -j 8", I
> get 1 failure and 182 errors in 252 tests. That seems odd. I see no
> specific error messages in syslog or elsewhere, so I'm thinking I must
> be missing something. Have any of you experienced this ?

Smells like a user problem - do you have user:group cyrus:mail and are you
running testrunner as user cyrus?

You can get more data out of testrunner with a -v or two (more -v adds more
debugging level)

> Installing arcanist on Ubuntu was apparently as easy as "sudo apt-get
> install arcanist". I'll see about actually using it together with
> Phabricator when I make my first commit.

Awesome :)


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