[Piuparts-devel] Bug#698526: Bug#698526: Bug#698526: Sort known issues by reverse dependency count

Holger Levsen holger at layer-acht.org
Mon Feb 18 10:44:59 UTC 2013

Hi Dave,

On Sonntag, 27. Januar 2013, Dave Steele wrote:
> The rest of my proposed changes for known problem handling are pushed,
> for review.
> A rebase is needed before merging. I will do this at your request.
> The following serial branch heads are involved:
> well-known - I've added tolerance for missing files and packages, and
> added PTS links
> fast-problems - replaced grep shell calls with python re. Per the commit:
>     Run with full .kpr replacement is 2 1/2 minutes vs. 28 minutes for
>     grep, per section, with stale file buffers, and idle slaves.
>     Subsequent runs are 15 seconds vs. 60 seconds. Replacing the
>     packagesdb rdep sort with an alpha sort reduces that to 5 seconds.
> fast-report - detect_well_known_errors is morphed into the piupartslib
> module 'known_problems', and is and called from piuparts-report. Report
> runs always include
>     issues and error summaries now.
> report_problem_integration - replace linktarget_by_template with
> known_problem module support. All problem definition information is
> encoded in the conf file.
> piatti-problems - known_problems uses the packaged dir for the problem
> files. A new known-problem-directory config parameter lets piatti set it
> back to under /org

these are quite some different changes, can you please isolate the commits for 
"Sort known issues by reverse dependency count" and rebase them onto current 


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