How To Install dejagnu on Debian 10

In this tutorial we learn how to install dejagnu on Debian 10. dejagnu is framework for running test suites on software tools

Introduction

In this tutorial we learn how to install dejagnu on Debian 10.

What is dejagnu

DejaGnu is a framework for testing other programs. Its purpose is to provide a single front end for all tests. . DejaGnu provides a layer of abstraction which allows you to write tests that are portable to any host or target where a program must be tested. All tests have the same output format. . DejaGnu is written in `expect’, which in turn uses “Tcl”–Tool command language.

There are three ways to install dejagnu on Debian 10. We can use apt-get, apt and aptitude. In the following sections we will describe each method. You can choose one of them.

Install dejagnu Using apt-get

Update apt database with apt-get using the following command.

sudo apt-get update

After updating apt database, We can install dejagnu using apt-get by running the following command:

sudo apt-get -y install dejagnu

Install dejagnu Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

After updating apt database, We can install dejagnu using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install dejagnu

Install dejagnu Using aptitude

If you want to follow this method, you might need to install aptitude first since aptitude is usually not installed by default on Debian. Update apt database with aptitude using the following command.

sudo aptitude update

After updating apt database, We can install dejagnu using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install dejagnu

How To Uninstall dejagnu on Debian 10

To uninstall only the dejagnu package we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get remove dejagnu

Uninstall dejagnu And Its Dependencies

To uninstall dejagnu and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Debian 10, we can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove dejagnu

Remove dejagnu Configurations and Data

To remove dejagnu configuration and data from Debian 10 we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y purge dejagnu

Remove dejagnu configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

We can use the following command to remove dejagnu configurations, data and all of its dependencies, we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge dejagnu

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Summary

In this tutorial we learn how to install dejagnu on Debian 10 using different package management tools like apt, apt-get and aptitude.