control: tag -1 pending On Wed, Sep 14, 2016 at 08:49:27PM +1200, Michael Hudson-Doyle wrote: > On 14 September 2016 at 17:03, Mattia Rizzolo <mat...@debian.org> wrote: > > Be aware that that's not the only thing failing there. I > > failed to debug that last time, and I wanted to actually try it again > > with more time resources for the next upload. > > > > I've had a poke at this and the "'nm' not available in path. Falling back > to binary comparison' clued me into the difference: binutils is already > installed in the testbed for the debian tests but not the Ubuntu ones (for > the successful run of the pytest test, both binutils and binutils-multiarch > are installed as part of installing autopkgtest-satdep, but in Debian only > binutils-multiarch is). If I run the tests with adt-run --shell, wait for > the failing test and then log into the box and install binutils, the tests > then pass. > What I can't say is whether this indicates a bug in diffoscope or just that > these tests should be skipped if nm is not there...
diffoscope behaves as expected here: it doesn't fail. Just that the tests are expecting it to do a successful "full" comparison by unpacking the ar archive, but lacking nm, it can only a boring binary comparison. So, I've instructed those tests to be skipped when nm is missing. It's hard to notice them, nm is in binutils, and binutils is in build-essential. I really don't have a single chroot (or real system for what it matters) around here without build-essential installed :D Thank you! Now my plan is to get the tests to fully pass in jessie-backports too, and avoid things like this: https://anonscm.debian.org/git/reproducible/diffoscope.git/commit/?h=60_bpo8%2b1&id=8b803f7a67c1c788bc442e35d8c3ddce91ead871 Then I'll happily do another release :) [hint: this is a subtle invitation to help out ;)] -- regards, Mattia Rizzolo GPG Key: 66AE 2B4A FCCF 3F52 DA18 4D18 4B04 3FCD B944 4540 .''`. more about me: https://mapreri.org : :' : Launchpad user: https://launchpad.net/~mapreri `. `'` Debian QA page: https://qa.debian.org/developer.php?login=mattia `-
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