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I am not a maintainer of this package.

On Sun, Aug 21, 2016 at 09:21:15PM +0200, Santiago Vila wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 21, 2016 at 09:57:14PM +0300, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> 
> > For the "cannot build twice in a row" issue please file yet another 
> > (non-RC) bug.
> 
> I think you misunderstood my reference to reproducible builds completely.
> 
> When I said "fails on reproducible builds" I did not mean that the two
> builds made by reproducible builds differ, but instead that one of the
> builds failed, i.e. that the package FTBFS, which of course it is RC.
> 
> While we are at it, reproducible builds has nothing to do with
> "building twice in a row".
> 
> Building twice in a row means "dpkg-buildpackage; dpkg-buildpackage" fails,
> normally because of bugs in the clean target, but this is not what
> reproducible builds people do.

What misled me was that the first build was successful and only the 
second build failed.

The failure in the second build is:
=== RUN   TestInotifyStress
--- FAIL: TestInotifyStress (5.00s)
        inotify_test.go:236: Creates and removes should not be off by more than 
one: 1502 creates, 1509 removes

Is the second build constantly failing due to some difference in the 
build environments (e.g. TestInotifyStress dislikes French), or is
this a testcase that sometimes fails randomly?

This seems clearly different from both #819452 and your
"dpkg-buildpackage -A" issue.

I agree with you that this is RC no matter whether it depends on the 
environment or happens randomly.

> Thanks.

cu
Adrian

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