Re: "Debian CI/autopkgtest BoF" at Debconf18
Ian Jackson writes ("Re: "Debian CI/autopkgtest BoF" at Debconf18"):
> gobby notes from the bof:
Also, we discussed bisection.
I proposed the following approach:
* get the lists of packages installed, before and after each test
* construct a linearisation of the changes, ie a line where each
edge updates as few packages at once as possible
* bisect on that with appropriate pinning
 autopkgtest does not produce this information as an output (!)
That should be fixed.
 There may be some difficulty finding or constructing a repo which
contains all the appropriate package versions.
My experience in the Xen project is that automatic bisection is a
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