Quoting Mike Gabriel (2013-10-25 13:05:48)
> On  Fr 25 Okt 2013 11:14:48 CEST, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
>> Quoting Mike Gabriel (2013-10-25 09:11:59)
>>> On  Do 24 Okt 2013 20:32:33 CEST, Jérémy Lal wrote:
>>>> On 24/10/2013 20:17, Mike Gabriel wrote:
>>>>> when I try to build nodejs from testing (0.10.20~dfsg1-1) for 
>>>>> wheezy-backports, I get failures during the test runs [1]. This 
>>>>> error, however, does not occur always. Today, one of the builds 
>>>>> succeeded. All other builds failed so far.
>>
>>>> That test isn't used to fail... but is probably failing because of 
>>>> your particular setup: maybe a missing loopback interface, or 
>>>> IPv6-only, or restrictive firewall.
>>>> Did you build it in a chroot ?
>>
>>> I disabled my local firewall setup, that did the trick. For building 
>>> packages I use sbuild/schroot.
>>>
>>> Thanks for pointing at my firewall setup!
>>
>> That worries me: Does that mean Nodejs testsuite rely on network 
>> access? That sounds wrong to me!

> The testsuite does some localhost testing. I don't think that access 
> to 0.0.0.0 is needed. Only a loop device is requires AFAICouldT.

> However, I did not investigate any further.
> 
> As Debian's buildd chroot's are offline when building, I guess we 
> would have realized earlier, if the package requires network access...  
> (then buildd builds would have failed IMHO).

Thanks for confirming sanity :-)

I did hope for the situation you describe, but better double-check than 
blindly assume all is well :-)

 - Jonas

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