Bug#849676: autopkgtest fails it's own testcases since dpkg 1.18.15

Martin Pitt mpitt at debian.org
Fri Dec 30 14:12:15 UTC 2016

Control: tag -1 pending

Hello Paul,

Paul Gevers [2016-12-29 19:40 +0100]:
> Ironically autopkgtest fails¹ it's own testcases since dpkg 1.18.15 hit the
> Debian archive². This is due to the following change:
>  - Validate architecture arguments in Dpkg::Deps deps_parse().

Thanks for spotting!

> This causes the architecture "megacpu" which is used in the test cases of
> adt-run and autopkgtest to be invalidated.
> The fix is trivial:
> sed s/megacpu/powerpc/ tests/adt-run
> sed s/megacpu/powerpc/ tests/autopkgtest
> Any other valid arch will do, I choose powerpc because in Debian we aren't
> using that on ci.d.n and probably won't ever as it is not going to be part of
> jessie.

Verified and committed:


This is worth uploading, but I figure I'll wait a bit more for your
--apt-series changes to land too?


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