Bug 1149709 - fakeroot randomly/frequently failing the test suite
fakeroot randomly/frequently failing the test suite
Status: CONFIRMED
Classification: openSUSE
Product: openSUSE Tumbleweed
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Component: Other
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Assigned To: Avindra Goolcharan
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Reported: 2019-09-06 08:02 UTC by Dominique Leuenberger
Modified: 2021-03-03 01:01 UTC (History)
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Description Dominique Leuenberger 2019-09-06 08:02:12 UTC
fakeroot is part of the staging process in Tumbleweed and thus has to be guaranteed to always build

This package though very often fails in the test suite, which is a major annoyance in the staging process.

The test suite usually fails like this:

[   64s] FAIL: t.tar
[   64s] PASS: t.touchinstall
[   64s] PASS: t.truereturn
[   64s] PASS: t.xattr
[   64s] ============================================================================
[   64s] Testsuite summary for fakeroot 1.22
[   64s] ============================================================================
[   64s] # TOTAL: 11
[   64s] # PASS:  10
[   64s] # SKIP:  0
[   64s] # XFAIL: 0
[   64s] # FAIL:  1
[   64s] # XPASS: 0
[   64s] # ERROR: 0

Please work towards this package building reliably
Comment 1 Daniel Rahn 2019-09-06 08:12:31 UTC
Thank you for the report. However, I guess the maintainer is set incorrectly. I am not involved in fakeroot.
Comment 2 Dominique Leuenberger 2019-09-06 08:20:07 UTC
(In reply to Daniel Rahn from comment #1)
> Thank you for the report. However, I guess the maintainer is set
> incorrectly. I am not involved in fakeroot.

weird - that's the information from
https://build.opensuse.org/package/users/devel:tools/fakeroot
in this case please unselect you as maintainer of that package - and I'll try to find somebody else (maybe Tomas has somebody in his team that could help out here)
Comment 3 Dominique Leuenberger 2019-09-06 08:23:56 UTC
   3 (pluskalm     2017-06-21 11:11:06     4)   <person userid="sdrahn" role="maintainer" />

That's when Daniel was added as maintainer
Comment 4 Alynx Zhou 2019-09-09 01:58:38 UTC
So anyone knows who's the maintainer? Or maybe I should find someone in changelog to assign?
Comment 5 Tomáš Chvátal 2019-09-09 07:47:30 UTC
This is not in any of SUSE paid products so for openSUSE the packagers have to take the packages on voluteer basis and I can't 'convince' them ;-)
Comment 6 Avindra Goolcharan 2021-01-25 16:00:00 UTC
For posterity... the tests are being skipped since about June 2020.

https://build.opensuse.org/package/rdiff/devel:tools/fakeroot?linkrev=base&rev=22
Comment 7 Avindra Goolcharan 2021-03-03 01:01:34 UTC
Updated status to "CONFIRMED" since it's a known problem. Also of note: this package became flakier after glibc 2.33. Probably needs solid testing (if anyone can help with this, please do).