Bug#896023: Bug#901897 closed by Jonathan Nieder <firstname.lastname@example.org> (Bug#901897: fixed in git 1:2.18.0~rc2-2)
Paul Gevers writes ("Re: Bug#901897 closed by Jonathan Nieder <email@example.com> (Bug#901897: fixed in git 1:2.18.0~rc2-2)"):
> On 22-06-18 15:02, Ian Jackson wrote:
> > I don't know exactly what autopkgtest command line rune you are using
> > but certainly it was designed to be able to run the test suite of one
> > version against a different version.
> I manually just told autopkgtest to take two packages from unstable
> instead of one. So you are saying that the current behavior is designed
> behavior. Thinking about it I can see why you say that, but it is
> annoying in the Debian and Ubuntu infrastructure while I see no benefit
> from it for them. Maybe this should be optional then and be turned on
> for Debian and Ubuntu?
I think it _is_ optional. At least, it was in adt-run. I think
autopkgtest has much of the same logic. It's a question of putting
together the right rune to specify what you want.
Ian Jackson <firstname.lastname@example.org> These opinions are my own.
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