severity 831240 serious
tags 831240 patch

On Fri, 16 Sep 2016, Lucas Nussbaum wrote:

> On 15/09/16 at 19:39 +0200, Santiago Vila wrote:

> > Version 2.2.1-0.3 is the first one that does not *always* fail for me.
> > This is a great achievement indeed.
> > 
> > Now it builds sometimes, but 3/11 is not a very good ratio.
> I'm not sure, no. It's indeed possible that it's still failing randomly.

Ok, based on available data, this package still FTBFS randomly, so I'm
raising the severity to serious again.

Since there is a new upstream release, maybe it does not make much
sense to try to debug this in the current version.

So I suggest the maintainer to disable the tests (trivial but untested
patch attached) for this release and reenable them for the next
upstream version.

I don't use this package myself, and it is not my intention or desire
to see it autoremoved for the sake of removing it.

Everything I ask is that it builds ok, so if anybody reading this
wants to see this package in stretch in its current form please consider
contacting the maintainer and/or disabling the tests in a NMU.

Upstream is willing to help here, but if the maintainer seems to be MIA,
there is not much else we can do.

--- a/debian/rules
+++ b/debian/rules
@@ -22,7 +22,7 @@ DEB_INSTALL_CHANGELOGS_ALL := ChangeLog
 ifeq (,$(findstring nocheck, $(DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS)))
 # List of architectures for which test execution is enabled
-TEST_ARCHS=i386 amd64
 ifneq (,$(findstring $(DEB_HOST_ARCH), $(TEST_ARCHS)))
 endif # TEST_ARCHS

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