Bug#769687: no network is a common condition

Holger Levsen holger at layer-acht.org
Tue Nov 18 09:44:07 UTC 2014


On Dienstag, 18. November 2014, Martin Pitt wrote:
> This isn't meant literally -- with no network access at all, a buildd
> couldn't build anything as it couldn't install any build deps or
> upgrade chroots, etc.

sure, the buildd must have network. but the package itself must build fine 
without network access.

> It must be able to access any archive mirror
> (even a local one if you really have no network), and that's all that
> the tests do.

also not for test runs. it's impossible to get reliable builds if you rely on 
outside parameters...

> So, I'll look at this, but it is a really unusual scenario IMHO and
> certainly doesn't warrant release-critical status.

I still disagree :)

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