Tuesday, 10 November 2015

Re: ANN: autopkgtests are now specific for "triggering" package for better isolation

Hello Barry,

Barry Warsaw [2015-11-10 11:02 -0500]:
> I wonder if you've considered having some kind of hints in d/tests/control
> about which packages to pin? I can see some problems with that though: for
> today's upload you might want to only pin the 4 packages that have to get
> through -proposed together, but that might not be relevant for the next upload
> (but I guess you can always remove the pinning hint then).

You answered it yourself -- which packages to pin is not a property of
the test, it's a property of the reason why you are running the test
(i. e. what I call the "trigger"). So I don't think this would be
practical.

Thanks,

Martin
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