[Syslog-ng-maintainers] Bug#900470: syslog-ng: upgrade autopkgtest fails in Debian migration testing setup

Paul Gevers elbrus at debian.org
Mon Jul 9 16:29:16 BST 2018


On Thu, 31 May 2018 10:40:08 +0200 Paul Gevers <elbrus at debian.org> wrote:
> While inspecting regressions in autopkgtest results¹, I noticed that
> your package syslog-ng passes in unstable and testing, except when it is
> run in testing with an other package from unstable. Most (if not all)
> failures are in the upgrade test. I believe that test should either be
> disabled, or made compatible with the migration testing setup that we
> use in Debian. Currently I have added a britney hint² to ignore all
> results for syslog-ng as it would delay all migrations where syslog-ng
> is tested, but the autopkgtest should be fixed instead.
> Please contact me if you need more information on the Debian setup for
> testing unstable-to-testing migration.

The autopkgtest specification¹ now a new restriction "flaky" which you
could use to tag this test as not suitable for gating. That way you can
keep the test for manual checking in unstable, but it will not hinder
any migrations.



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