Bug#842300: autopkgtest: not clear what should be in d/t/control to make /tmp/autopkgtest-reboot work

Martin Pitt mpitt at debian.org
Fri Oct 28 14:04:38 UTC 2016

Control: tag -1 pending

Hello Simon,

Simon McVittie [2016-10-27 21:18 +0100]:
> It isn't completely clear what a test author should do if they want to
> reboot the machine: isolation-machine doesn't necessarily seem to
> guarantee the ability to reboot, although perhaps in practice it always
> does. In the virtualization abstraction, 'reboot' is a separate capability.
> The attached patch is one way to resolve this, by adding a 'needs-reboot'
> Restriction which maps directly to the 'reboot' capability.

LGTM, thanks! I added some tests to that and committed:


(BTW, I remove all your Signed-Off-By: -- this is completely pointless)


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