[debian-mysql] Bug#841592: mysql-5.7: FTBFS: Tests failures

Lucas Nussbaum lucas at debian.org
Fri Oct 21 13:20:01 UTC 2016

Source: mysql-5.7
Version: 5.7.15-1
Severity: serious
Tags: stretch sid
User: debian-qa at lists.debian.org
Usertags: qa-ftbfs-20161021 qa-ftbfs
Justification: FTBFS on amd64


During a rebuild of all packages in sid, your package failed to build on

Relevant part (hopefully):
> Check of testcase failed for: main.mysql_upgrade
> Completed: Failed 1/756 tests, 99.87% were successful.
> Failing test(s): main.grant_user_lock
> The log files in var/log may give you some hint of what went wrong.
> If you want to report this error, please read first the documentation
> at http://dev.mysql.com/doc/mysql/en/mysql-test-suite.html
> 158 tests were skipped, 60 by the test itself.
> mysql-test-run: *** ERROR: there were failing test cases
> debian/rules:130: recipe for target 'override_dh_auto_test' failed

If the failure looks somehow time/timezone related:
Note that this rebuild was performed without the 'tzdata' package
installed in the chroot. tzdata used be (transitively) part of
build-essential, but it no longer is. If this package requires it to
build, it should be added to build-depends. For the release team's
opinion on this, see

If the failure looks LSB-related:
similarly to tzdata, lsb-base is not installed in the build chroot.

The full build log is available from:

A list of current common problems and possible solutions is available at
http://wiki.debian.org/qa.debian.org/FTBFS . You're welcome to contribute!

About the archive rebuild: The rebuild was done on EC2 VM instances from
Amazon Web Services, using a clean, minimal and up-to-date chroot. Every
failed build was retried once to eliminate random failures.

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