Next Release of Checkbox (Week #45 Release Candidate) available in Testing PPA

Sylvain Pineau sylvain.pineau at
Wed Oct 30 15:30:40 UTC 2019

Hello all!

The next release of Checkbox is available in the testing PPA:

- checkbox-ng 1.6.0rc1
- checkbox-support 0.43.0rc1
- plainbox-provider-resource 0.42.0rc1
- plainbox-provider-checkbox 0.50.0rc1
- plainbox-provider-certification-server 0.45.0rc1

Please help testing this version.

Bug fixes


+ Bump to v1.6.0rc1
+ remote-slave service enabled and started (as root) by dh_systemd helper
+ remote:assistant: Prepare DISPLAY env var for 
+ docs: fix name of the normal_user variable
+ launcher: remove providers section from launchers and configs
+ subcommands: warn about ignoring sideloaded with list
+ remote: use load_providers
+ assistant: remove select_providers func
+ subcommands: remove provider selecting helper func
+ subcommands: use load_providers in subcommands
+ session: add func loading all available providers
+ decorators: make `raises` work on BaseExceptions, not only Exceptions
+ docs: fix typo in side-loading chapter
+ urwid: forward tp preselection info with id not index
+ docs: Update dates and installation instructions
+ urwid: make 'enter' apply filtering in tp selection
+ urwid: bring back TP preselection in launchers
+ launcher:run: Don't print out byte streams we can't decode
+ exporter:tar: Add the junit report in the tarball
+ increment version to v1.6.0.dev0
+ docs: Add a few screenshots in index page

+ Bump to v0.50.0rc1
+ wifi_nmcli_backup: always create the backup dir
+ better keyfile detection
+ gpio: add manifest entry and requires fields
+ wireless: Never instantiate wireless jobs if the interface is UNKNOWN
+ units:touchscreen: New evdev tap tests (no GUI)
+ submission: Add info/systemd-analyze to submission-cert-full
+ add: New snap automated test plan for OEM devices
+ test plan: Add snappy-snap-automated-lightweight test plan for OEM testing
+ bin:disk_read_performance_test: adjust MIN_BUF_READ for nvme/mmc
+ Add lk support
+ kernel-snap: Use python-friendly property names
+ kernel-snap: typo
+ typo
+ misc: Run miscellanea/secure_boot_mode_{gadget} as root
+ kernel-snap: update nested test plan with template
+ kernel-snap: booted kernel test updates
+ Use free disk space / 4 to run bonnie++
+ bin:disk_read_peformance_test: Fix mmc/dm drives detection
+ disk: modify tpm-fde job wording
+ error msg if no partitions
+ graphics: Rename compiz_check to gl_support
+ kernel-snap: fail-on-resource job kernel extract
+ graphics: add job and script for nvlink link status check
+ bin:disk_read_peformance_test: Fix nvme drives detection
+ increment version to v0.50.0.dev0
+ Fix mount point discovery on core18

+ Bump to v0.42.0rc1
+ python-friendly property names
+ use checkbox_support get_lk_bootimg_path
+ Add little kernel support
+ bootloader: add kernel location
+ bootloader: identify based on detected config file
+ increment version to v0.42.0.dev0

+ Bump to v0.43.0rc1
+ parsers:pactl: Correctly handle active port names with prefixes
+ snap_utils:system: Add get_lk_bootimg_path()
+ add kernelcmdline parser entry point
+ kernel_cmdline: resurrect the kernel cmdline parser
+ parsers:udev: Discard virtual idrac nic
+ parsers:udev: Add Virtual IDRAC NIC test datafile
+ parsers:udev: Discard virtual CDROM drives
+ parsers:udev: Add VIRTUAL CDROM test datafile
+ parsers:udev: Don't categorize RNDIS USB devices as NETWORK
+ parsers:udev: Add RNDIS test data file
+ increment version to v0.43.0.dev0

+ Bump to v0.45.0rc1
+ Workaround for qemu-img bug in Eoan affecting 
+ increment version to v0.45.0.dev0


Sylvain Pineau

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