Bug#769687: no network is a common condition

Martin Pitt mpitt at debian.org
Wed Nov 19 08:50:03 UTC 2014

Control: retitle -1 autopkgtest: FTBFS with apt-get download not working during package build

Martin Pitt [2014-11-18 14:17 +0100]:
> autopkgtest does not use any specific mirror. It's just calling
> "apt-get download", and thus it's using whichever deb source you have
> in sources.list. If that is a file:// source, then it won't hit the
> network indeed.

Retitling the bug accordingly. I'm thinking how to check for that in
the tests and skip test_tmp_install in this case; it's not that
obvious, as pretty much the only thing we can check for in advance is
"apt-get download" is working. So I guess I'll put that check in.

Martin Pitt                        | http://www.piware.de
Ubuntu Developer (www.ubuntu.com)  | Debian Developer  (www.debian.org)
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