[Pkg-linaro-lava-devel] Bug#755607: Please avoid upgrading to django1.7 before Jessie

Raphael Hertzog hertzog at debian.org
Mon Aug 4 14:18:46 UTC 2014

Control: tags -1 + patch

On Mon, 04 Aug 2014, Neil Williams wrote:
> Fixing the testsuite is only one part of it. Checking that the actual
> module works with reverse dependencies is where I expect to need the
> time. Thanks for the tip though, it does help me start on the package
> itself.

If the test suite passes, it's a good sign that that the module works.
Until you have found a specific problem, I'll assume that nothing else
is needed.

I just fixed the test suite, I didn't change anything to the main code.

> This also doesn't help django-testscenarios which leads me to think
> that this patch is actually against the wrong package (as
> django-testscenarios fails the same way and django-restricted-resource
> pulls in django-testscenarios).

The same test suite fix is needed for django-testscenarios and again
it's not the code that is broken, but only the test suite. So that
explains why the test suite of django-restricted-resource was working
even though django-testscenarios appears broken for you.

> I am now very short of time for a serious investigation before October.

That's possible. Ask for help if needed. But don't block the work of other
by officially asking the release team to forbid the switch to Django 1.7.
just because you lack time.

Your behaviour is rather unhelpful. And given that you/Linaro are upstream
of this piece of code, it's doubly disappointing to see such a lack of

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