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Re: Jessie update of apt?

On Thu, May 14, 2020 at 09:46:38PM +0200, Julian Andres Klode wrote:
> On Thu, May 14, 2020 at 09:41:51PM +0200, Sylvain Beucler wrote:
> > /usr/src/apt/apt-
> > test.deb …
> >  W: Unknown TAR header type 88
> > +E: Sub-process gzip returned an error code (1)
> > FAIL
> > 
> > or
> > +E: Sub-process gzip received signal 2.
> > FAIL
> > 
> > Is this expected?
> Yes! It's probably just gzip SIGPIPING, but it does not matter to
> the test at hand. Given that the test suite is next to impossible
> to run (it timed out after 90 minutes on salsa, I cancelled it
> after like an hour on the laptop), I did not bother investigating
> further whether its a persistent issue or not. [1]
> We got the W: we were looking for, so all is good.

Oh, tianon pointed out that running with low ulimit -n makes it
fast, so now I got the test suite running quickly and passing in
git by changing the test to just grep for the "W: Unknown TAR header type 88"

Sorry for the confusion this caused, I didn't expect anyone
to rerun the tests :)
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