Releasing systemd 229-4ubuntu21.5 xenial SRU

Steve Langasek steve.langasek at
Fri Oct 26 04:54:39 UTC 2018

On Fri, Oct 26, 2018 at 12:07:17AM +0100, Robie Basak wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 25, 2018 at 05:00:09PM -0600, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > If that means you agree with Dimitri's recommendations regarding ignorable
> > autopkgtest failures, could you please update
> > lp:~ubuntu-sru/britney/hints-ubuntu-xenial accordingly with badtest hints?

> I checked and was satisfied that the autopkgtest failures did not
> represent regressions caused by systemd in xenial-proposed.

> You want me to update the badtest hints retrospectively? The specific
> versions of the failures aren't available on the pending-sru page any
> more. Is there anywhere else I can grab them from?

> For next time, do we have a policy of always adding badtest hints before
> ignoring autopkgtest failures? If not always, what criteria should I use
> to decide if I should do this?

Since the goal is to eventually use britney to promote SRUs (in order to
give us additional safeguards about installability that we currently lack),
I think always add the necessary hints to make the SRU pass according to the
proposed-migration report (e.g.

For historical autopkgtest results, you can find these under e.g.

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