Re: Auto reject if autopkgtest of reverse dependencies fail or cause FTBFS
Santiago Vila <email@example.com> writes:
> Not exactly. I'm not advocating not failing a build if tests fail
> as a general rule.
> In this context, I refer specifically to flaky tests. What I call
> questionable is keeping a flaky test making the build to fail when the
> test fails so much that it's clearly a wrongly designed test.
Oh, sure, I'm in favor of disabling flaky tests if we can't fix them. My
experience is usually more that I'm leaving them on *because* I'm trying
to fix them and can't reproduce locally, or I think I've fixed it (but
Some upstream test suites also make it a little difficult to disable a
single test without carrying a patch. (Hm, including mine....)
Russ Allbery (firstname.lastname@example.org) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>