Re: Building packages three times in a row
Am Montag, 10. September 2007 22:34:52 schrieb Patrick Winnertz:
> as a QA effort the whole archive was rebuilt over the weekend to catch
> build-failures, whether a package can be build three tmes in a row
> (unpack, build, clean, build,clean, build).
> This is the second effort to get rid of those issues. The first effort
> was announced by Martin-Zobel Helas on 16 May 2007 .
> We found again about 400 packages not having a sane clean target.
> To cite
> This must undo any effects that the build and binary targets may
> have had, except that it should leave alone any output files created
> in the parent directory by a run of a binary target.
> We'll fill bug reports against every package that FTBFS in this way with
> Severity: Important.
> Furthermore we detect some issues with different package content
> (compared to the first build) after the second and third build. This
> bugs will have Severity: Serious.
> You'll find after we at the end all filled bugs either here  or here
> Please note that building a package twice in a row is a release goal for
> Patrick Winnertz
Mmpf... I've to correct the third link... there is a small typo.
You can see the filled bug reports with a different package content after
the build here:
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