autopkgtest missed regression for kinetic

Brian Murray brian at canonical.com
Sat May 14 14:18:09 UTC 2022


On Fri, May 13, 2022 at 08:05:20PM +0200, Julian Andres Klode wrote:
> On Fri, May 13, 2022 at 12:06:46PM -0400, Jeremy Bicha wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I am concerned that the excuses page is ignoring that webkit2gtk
> > 2.36.1-1 caused an autopkgtest regression for devhelp.
> > 
> > https://autopkgtest.ubuntu.com/packages/d/devhelp/kinetic/amd64
> > https://people.canonical.com/~ubuntu-archive/proposed-migration/update_excuses.html
> > 
> > The regression was correctly caught in Debian:
> > https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/webkit2gtk
> > 
> > I am concerned because I would expect other packages could have
> > introduced regressions but been allowed in to Kinetic.
> 
> It seems the state of the 2 autopkgtest-web workers is inconsistent,
> not all results were copied up on all instances.
> 
> I noticed that it retried a migration-reference/0 test after the failure
> which indicated it did not allow the failure, but a later run might have
> hit the different backend and hence might have a different view.
> 
> So it's unclear if that's the reason, but bdmurray is cleaning that up
> right now.

The cleanup finished overnight and now both instances of the
autopkgtest-web servers have the same information.

--
Brian Murray



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