Procedure for adding dependency

Sylvain Pineau sylvain.pineau at
Thu Feb 4 16:38:40 UTC 2016

On 04/02/2016 17:30, Jeffrey Lane wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 4, 2016 at 10:37 AM, Roderick W. Smith
> <rod.smith at> wrote:
>> Hash: SHA1
>> On 02/03/2016 10:47 PM, Pierre Equoy wrote:
>>> P.S.: It looks like the merge that was done after your modification
>>> is breaking things [1], but I'm not sure why exactly (I mean it's a
>>> merge conflict but I'm not sure of the root cause).
>>> [1] for example on Xenial build:
>> It looks like a problem with this merge for the whitelist support:
>> Could the system be trying to merge that in automatically after it was
>> already approved and merged by Jeff? Of possible relevance, I
>> accidentally submitted the same changes to the wrong location and
>> couldn't figure out how to request a merge from there:
> Yeah, I couldn't figure out what the issue was either.  I used PMR to
> merge it (unless there is some other instance of it sitting out there
> someone else is running).  But it merged clean according to PMR.
> There was no mention of conflicts or anything like that during the
> merge and push to trunk.
> I asked about it in the ce-certification-qa channel, but it was after
> EOD for most of the team.
it was a mistake on our side, as both the packaging branch and master 
trunk had the provider files.
The packaging branch should only had a debian dir nothing else [1].
I fixed it and requested new builds (in our dev ppa). They all build 
fine now

>> I just dropped that one, since I assumed it wouldn't cause any real
>> problems, but if the build scripts are picking it up, maybe something
>> needs to be done with it...?
>> If there's something else I need to do to help clear this up, please
>> tell me!
>> - --
>> Rod Smith
>> Server and Cloud Certification Engineer
>> rod.smith at
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