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Re: Jessie update of apt?

On 14/05/2020 22:20, Julian Andres Klode wrote:
> 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"
> message.
> Sorry for the confusion this caused, I didn't expect anyone
> to rerun the tests :)

Thanks a lot for the info!


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