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Re: autopkgtest regression in dgit (8.3) on amd64 due to dpkg (1.19.2 to 1.19.4)

On Fri, Jan 25, 2019 at 11:23:06AM +0000, Ian Jackson wrote:
> dgit's autopkgtests have a regression with dpkg 1.19.4.  Tracker's
> view of the excuses says:
> Previously in this situation I have seen `migration age increased'
> etc.  Is that still happening ?  Has the excuses output changed ?

Yes, it changed because since January autopkgtest regressions are
completely blocking, not just delaying migration.  Therefore the
migration is just "note considered" at all, regardless of the aging.

> FTR, I have discussed this with the dpkg maintainer.  I think this is
> a bug in dgit rather than in dpkg and I am treating it as an RC issue
> which will be fixed soon.

And you ought to treat it like that :)

> But, the new dpkg ought not to migrate to testing before the fix in
> dgit, because I think the bug makes dgit fairly broken with the new
> dpkg.

Testing migration won't happen unless autopkgtest is fixed or somebody
from the release team ignores it.

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