Bug#852820 closed by Guillem Jover <guillem at debian.org> (Bug#852820: fixed in dpkg 1.18.21)

Iain Lane iain at orangesquash.org.uk
Sat Feb 18 22:47:49 UTC 2017

On Thu, Feb 16, 2017 at 11:11:58AM +0000, Iain Lane wrote:
> Otherwise, maybe in autopkgtest we could add a 'fail fast' mode that
> checks all the restrictions against the features in the selected runner
> and reports via a new exit code if they can't all be run. I'm not sure
> what kind of overhead we'd be talking about here in the failure case,
> but definitely more than being able to DTRT off the bat.

No, you see, this one would also fall foul of the original problem if
it's used for asking the question "are there any tests here that I can't
run?", which is what I would want to use it for. That is unless this
mode ignores tests which are skipped due to specifying unknown


Iain Lane                                  [ iain at orangesquash.org.uk ]
Debian Developer                                   [ laney at debian.org ]
Ubuntu Developer                                   [ laney at ubuntu.com ]
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