[Piuparts-devel] Bug#696377: octave3.2: 35 octave-* packages fail to upgrade from lenny to squeeze: octave3.0: error while loading shared libraries: liblapack.so.3gf: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

Thomas Weber tweber at debian.org
Tue Jan 1 19:09:24 UTC 2013

On Mon, Dec 31, 2012 at 02:48:13AM +0100, Andreas Beckmann wrote:
> On 2012-12-26 10:38, Rafael Laboissiere wrote:

> I'm currently doing lenny->squeeze->wheezy upgrade tests to find
> packages that "did something wrong (but did not fail)" in lenny or
> lenny->squeeze that makes the upgrade to wheezy fail (or makes
> removing/purging in wheezy or some other checks in wheezy fail).
> Upgrading long grown systems should work without problems ...

Ah, shit. I so hoped that we could debate this issue away ;)

> > I am curious: why is this bug popping out only now?  Why was it not
> > discovered during the release cycle of squeeze?
> without checking any logs ...: piuparts has seen a lot of improvements
> since then and that probably increased the test coverage of the archive
> (including old releases)
> or maybe the problem was already discovered by earlier tests, but nobody
> had the time to analyze the failed logfiles and therefore no bugs were filed

I think Rafael meant that more along the lines of "if this is really an
issue, why do we see it so late in the release cycle of squeeze".


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