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Re: Bug#914276: monkeysign tries to access an external key server during the tests

On 21.11.18 19:55, Antoine Beaupré wrote:
> On 2018-11-21 19:43:33, Paul Gevers wrote:
>> severity 914276 normal
>> user debian-ci@lists.debian.org
>> usertags 914276 - breaks needs-update
>> usertags 914276 issue
>> Hi Matthias,
>> On 21-11-18 12:56, Matthias Klose wrote:
>>> monkeysign tries to access an external key server during the tests, and then in
>>> a restricted test environment, it fails tests.  Please either use a proxy or
>>> disable the tests with network access.
>> You may not like it, but this is allowed on ci.d.n [1]. So please
>> elaborate a bit to the maintainer. I think what you wanted to write is
>> that this isn't allowed in Ubuntu. But this is the Debian bug tracker,
>> so please don't use "important" for Ubuntu issues.
>> Also, regarding your usertags for debian-ci@l.d.o, a bug against one
>> package can't be both "breaks" and "needs-update" at the same time. I
>> don't see it involved in any regression, I think you meant "issue" here,
>> so I fixed the usertags.
> Ah. Thanks for the clarification Paul! :)
> So how do we resolve this for both systems? Does that mean a
> ubuntu-specific patch?
> For what that's worth, Monkeysign delegates key fetching to GnuPG so it
> will respect whatever settings are there... It copies the gpg.conf from
> ~/.gnupg during setup, so maybe proxy settings could be picked up from
> there?
> Obviously, GPG being GPG, it doesn't support setting up the proxy
> through the environment. :P

heh, at least I got the usertags correct, so you got attention ;p

but honestly, why is this allowed at all? this seems to be a technical reason
reading that referenced email.

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