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

Hi Scott,

On 13-01-17 14:30, Scott Kitterman wrote:
> On Friday, January 13, 2017 09:03:51 AM Paul Gevers wrote:
>> 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?

I am not sure if you are addressing me or Pirate, but indeed I am
working on an implementation similar to what Ubuntu does (see the link
above about the details) which will be used as unstable to testing
migration blocker. debci is the worker, but all the policy logic will be
with britney where it belongs. And of course I try to have a full
release cycle to tune it.


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