[Piuparts-devel] Bug#657740: Bug#657740: need a better solution for handling affects

Holger Levsen holger at layer-acht.org
Sun Jan 29 17:14:22 UTC 2012

Hi Andreas,

On Samstag, 28. Januar 2012, Andreas Beckmann wrote:
> To recall the problem: piuparts test of failing-package fails, but the
> problem is actually in a different package: buggy-package (and there is
> some (indirect) dependency of failing-package in buggy-package). The
> piuparts test of buggy-package by itself succeeds (probably because it
> is not getting "used" in a way that fails).

right :(
> Looks like we need another category "affected" for logs that need to be
> ignored by the humans doing log processing, but that gets rescheduled
> regularily to see if buggy-package has been fixed.

we could move those to a new directory, "affected", and reschedule those 
> Abusing usertags is not an option due to the restricted charset ...
> Hmm, we could use base64 encoded info:

$ echo 1.2.3+x~_by_buggy/2:3.4-5|base64 -w0

Hm, no, I dont think we should do this :-)

Either we use another directory to move these logs too, or, we use our own 
database. Whether sqlite or a real sql or udd...


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