[Pkg-telepathy-maintainers] Bug#669527: Bug#669527: telepathy-glib: FTBFS: tests failed

Lucas Nussbaum lucas at lucas-nussbaum.net
Fri Apr 20 13:11:10 UTC 2012

On 20/04/12 at 10:17 +0100, Simon McVittie wrote:
> >> /stream-tube/offer/race/room/unix/localhost: OK
> >> Alarm clock
> >> /stream-tube/offer/race/room/unix/credentials: FAIL: test-stream-tube
> This test timed out; either the buildd was too slow/busy, the test has a
> race condition, or the library has a race condition.
> How fast are your buildds, how many cores do they have, and how much
> else is the same machine doing at the same time?
> In the debian-experimental git branch I've turned off the timeout (to be
> nice to sh4 and Ubuntu), so the only timeout will be the buildds' usual
> "n minutes with no stdout/stderr"; so if it's that, it'll be fixed soon.
> If it's a race condition, telepathy-glib 0.18 (currently in
> experimental, but should probably hit unstable soon) might improve matters.
> It might be <https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=45173> (which
> was a race condition in that test), but that bug was a response to
> 139a0f63b6d (fdo#44825, 0.17.4) which isn't in 0.16 either. (It's
> possible that the test was always broken and we just didn't catch it
> until then, though.)


It's very likely that it's caused by other load on the buildd.
I haven't had time to implement a clean solution to those problems (by
redoing failed builds on an idle machine, for example).


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