Hi, On Samstag, 3. Oktober 2015, Holger Levsen wrote: > If this doesnt happen it's almost certainly a bug in our test framework, > but not a reproducibility issue in the package. And if the package ftbfs > in testing, this is very sad, but IMO not appropriate to send a > "reproducible builds project" notification for it - such problems should > be detected elsewhere. It's nice if we gather that data, and we should > also manually file bugs from that data, but I dont think we should > generate automated notifications because as I tried to explain, if a > package is fixed in sid, the fix will migrate to testing eventually. Thus > we only really need to care about sid and testing will be good > "automatically".
I still think the above is correct, even though there's already an exception found: https://reproducible.debian.net/palabos ftbfs in strech and is reproducible in sid. I'm curious to understand why, but I still think this is very rare case, not justifying notifications for *all* (or any) ftbfs in testing. I do want them to be visible though, so I've just added this to TODO: "new page with packages which ftbfs in testing but build fine on sid". cheers, Holger
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