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

On Mon, Jan 16, 2017 at 11:07:11AM +0100, Santiago Vila wrote:
> LOL, but I don't see a lot of social exclusion here:
> https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?users=sanvila@debian.org;tag=ftbfs-randomly
> Sometimes I've seen maintainers downgrade FTBFS bugs to "wishlist"!
> Surely I will not invite those maintainers to a party, but they are
> still maintaining Debian packages.
> Should I ask the Technical Committee to rule out that FTBFS bugs are RC,
> even if they did not happen in buildd.debian.org yet?

I'd say that all FTBFS bugs should be RC -- the maintainer requested (even
if unintentionally) test failures to be fatal.  If that's not your intent,
write ||: after "make check".

Autotools hint: to do a zx-spectrum build on a pdp11 host, type:
  ./configure --host=zx-spectrum --build=pdp11

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