[Python-modules-team] Bug#844233: python-passlib: FTBFS with probability of 0.22% due to non-deterministic testsuite
lamby at debian.org
Mon Nov 14 14:30:19 UTC 2016
James Clarke wrote:
> I believe it's actually (3C2)*(2/3)^16 - (3C1)*(1/3)^16 ~= 0.46% (the
> subtracted value is negligible).
> > It will also FTBFS if it generates the exact same random string, but
> > that seems a little more unlikely.
> P = (1/3)^16 = 2.3e-8 or 0.0000023%, which isn't quite as absurdly small
> as you might think.
Ah, but a little more unlikely than 0.46%… :)
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