testing migration aging and reproducible builds

Chris Lamb lamby at debian.org
Mon Jul 22 14:47:49 BST 2019

Rebecca N. Palmer wrote:

> > whereby one of our tools (strip-nondeterminism) is causing a fair
> > number of Java packages to be unreproducible — it would seem a little
> > antisocial to block them from migrating to testing when it was "our"
> > fault.
> Would it be practical to temporarily turn off the check when this 
> happens?

I would not be confortable being put in a position whereby I would now
need to be responsive and constantly monitor regressions for potential
patterns and then quickly identify what component was to "blame", etc.
For this reason, I'm not sure it this would be terribly practical.


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