Debian Bug report logs - #720018
libhtml-wikiconverter-moinmoin-perl: FTBFS with perl 5.18: test failures

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Package: src:libhtml-wikiconverter-moinmoin-perl; Maintainer for src:libhtml-wikiconverter-moinmoin-perl is Debian Perl Group <pkg-perl-maintainers@lists.alioth.debian.org>;

Reported by: Dominic Hargreaves <dom@earth.li>

Date: Sat, 17 Aug 2013 19:30:02 UTC

Severity: serious

Tags: jessie, sid

Found in version libhtml-wikiconverter-moinmoin-perl/0.53-4

Forwarded to http://rt.cpan.org/Public/Bug/Display.html?id=88003

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Report forwarded to debian-bugs-dist@lists.debian.org, Debian Perl Group <pkg-perl-maintainers@lists.alioth.debian.org>:
Bug#720018; Package src:libhtml-wikiconverter-moinmoin-perl. (Sat, 17 Aug 2013 19:30:06 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Acknowledgement sent to Dominic Hargreaves <dom@earth.li>:
New Bug report received and forwarded. Copy sent to Debian Perl Group <pkg-perl-maintainers@lists.alioth.debian.org>. (Sat, 17 Aug 2013 19:30:06 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

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From: Dominic Hargreaves <dom@earth.li>
To: submit@bugs.debian.org
Subject: libhtml-wikiconverter-moinmoin-perl: FTBFS with perl 5.18: test failures
Date: Sat, 17 Aug 2013 21:26:40 +0200
Source: libhtml-wikiconverter-moinmoin-perl
Version: 0.53-4
Severity: serious
Justification: transition imminent
User: debian-perl@lists.debian.org
Usertags: perl-5.18-transition
Tags: sid jessie

This package FTBFS with perl 5.18:

#   Failed test 'table w/ attrs'
#   at t/runtests.pl line 87.
#          got: '||<-2 tablestyle="background-color:white; width:100%" id="thing
"> thing ||
# || next ||<id="crazy"> crazy ||'
#     expected: '||<-2 tablestyle="width:100%; background-color:white" id="thing
"> thing ||
# || next ||<id="crazy"> crazy ||'
# Looks like you failed 1 test of 49.
t/moinmoin.t ...... 
Dubious, test returned 1 (wstat 256, 0x100)
Failed 1/49 subtests 

Cheers,
Dominic.



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Bug#720018; Package src:libhtml-wikiconverter-moinmoin-perl. (Sun, 05 Jan 2014 18:36:23 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

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Message #12 received at 720018@bugs.debian.org (full text, mbox):

From: Dominic Hargreaves <dom@earth.li>
To: 711436@bugs.debian.org, 711444@bugs.debian.org, 711446@bugs.debian.org, 711604@bugs.debian.org, 711614@bugs.debian.org, 711615@bugs.debian.org, 720018@bugs.debian.org, 720271@bugs.debian.org
Subject: Re: Hash randomization test failures
Date: Sun, 5 Jan 2014 18:15:20 +0000
On Sun, Jan 05, 2014 at 06:03:45PM +0000, Dominic Hargreaves wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 05, 2014 at 07:10:46PM +0200, Niko Tyni wrote:
> > Also, at the risk of stating the obvious: I don't think we can tell
> > whether a build failure is caused by functional breakage or just test
> > suite fragility without looking at the code, right? The code could
> > actually be relying on the old hash behaviour, and that could cause very
> > similar sporadic test suite failures.
> 
> Yes, absolutely. From the packages I've looked at it's generally fairly
> obvious if the breakage is caused by assumptions in the test suite, though,
> as opposed to in the functional code.
> 
> > > #711428 libcgi-application-plugin-authentication-perl
> > > #711436 libdbix-abstract-perl
> > > #711444 libgraph-readwrite-perl
> > > #711446 libgraph-writer-graphviz-perl
> > > #711604 libmime-lite-html-perl
> > > #711614 libscriptalicious-perl
> > > #711615 libsearch-estraier-perl
> > > #720018 libhtml-wikiconverter-moinmoin-perl
> > > #720271 libnet-jabber-perl

So this package needs to be checked to see whether the test failures
are definitely random, and that the random breakage is purely in the test
suite. If so, the severity of this bug can be downgraded to important.

Dominic.



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