[Piuparts-devel] Broken Symlinks as Errors

Dave Steele dsteele at gmail.com
Sat Jan 19 03:30:56 UTC 2013

Here's a breakdown of the packages stats for sid sections which differ only
in the handling of the broken_symlinks known problem.

           Issue Error  Diff
Pass       37010 31962 -5048
  symlink   4936     0 -4936
Fail         243   780   537
  symlink     66   533   467
dep-fail     989  5501  4512

There are currently about 5000 packages tagged with broken symlinks. About
10% of these 'issue' packages move to failed-testing when broken symlinks
are elevated to 'error' status. The rest move to dependency-failed-testing.

Half of the blocked packages contain only broken symlinks introduced by
three packages in the error list - python-support, dictionaries-common, and
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