[Piuparts-devel] Bug#856846: Bug#856846: piuparts.debian.org: jessie-security has >1700 packages in dependency-failed-testing status

Holger Levsen holger at layer-acht.org
Wed Mar 8 11:41:14 UTC 2017

Hi Andreas,

On Wed, Mar 08, 2017 at 08:21:07AM +0100, Andreas Beckmann wrote:
> On 2017-03-05 14:07, Andreas Beckmann wrote:
> >> see https://piuparts.debian.org/jessie-security
> > 
> > These are mostly packages where jessie has a newer version than
> > jessie-updates ... I have a local hack that adds a new state "outdated"
> > and ignores these packages 

why are those packages ignored and not used? In the real world they are used
too, so shouldn't we test using them?

> (but I reuse one of the old states, since
> > adding a new state will require adding another column of zeroes to all
> > counts.txt files ...)

been there done that. (modifying columns in counts.txt…)

> Andreas Beckmann (4):
>       p-r: plot all states
>       p-r: mark obsolete states with parentheses in the plot label
>       p-r: cope with increasing number of states
>       lib/db: add 'outdated' state

very cool, but nack, let's release what we have first… if we add up stuff
every day we'll never release…
> the R part was the hardest ...

I can totally image.

> Do not release without a successful daily report run (and sane output
> and plots) :-)

ack, but after 0.76.

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