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Re: Auto reject if autopkgtest of reverse dependencies fail or cause FTBFS

On Friday, January 13, 2017 09:03:51 AM Paul Gevers wrote:
> Hi Pirate,
> On 13-01-17 08:46, Pirate Praveen wrote:
> > Similar to piuparts auto rejects, I think we should add auto reject when
> > autopkgtest of a reverse dependency or build dependency fails (which was
> > not failing earlier) or cause FTBFS to reverse dependencies. This will
> > help us prevent library updates without proper transitions breaking
> > other packages. One recent example is update on python-html5lib which
> > broke python-bleach even though build was failing [1].
> > 
> > [1] https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=844943
> I'm working on that¹ and hope we can enable it soon after Stretch release.
> Paul
> ¹ https://lists.debian.org/debian-release/2016/12/msg00310.html

For clarity, you're discussing this being a testing migration blocker, not a 
package accept auto-reject, right?

Scott K

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