Bug#501411: Took a quick look at this
lucas at lucas-nussbaum.net
Tue Oct 14 14:45:12 UTC 2008
severity 501411 important
On 10/10/08 at 13:07 +0300, Damyan Ivanov wrote:
> -=| Damyan Ivanov, Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 11:58:19AM +0300 |=-
> > -=| Michael Casadevall, Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 01:21:42AM -0400 |=-
> > > I rebuilt it a few times, and it always passed. If it possible
> > > that this is just a random fluke, and this bug can be closed, or
> > > at least downgraded?
> > Could be. But if it is 'random', then it should fail from time to time
> > (i.e. when building it 100 times in a row). It isn't failing (here) so
> > the reason should be somewhere else.
> I noticed that the build took an unusually long time. From the build
>  http://newpeople.debian.org/~lucas/logs/2008/10/06/libdanga-socket-perl_1.59-1_llenny32.buildlog
> Finished at 20081007-0349
> Build needed 00:04:04, 292k disk space
> DC-Build-Status: Failed 268.977224s
> DC-Time-Estimation: 268.977224 versus expected 94 (r/m: 1.86145982978723 ; m: 94.0)
> The failing tests check if a scheduled event comes after the specified
> time with a tollerance of one second. If the system is overloaded,
> this could fail.
And that was probably the case, so I'm downgrading that bug. After lenny
is released, I plan to work on the few packages that fail to build under
high load because of similar stuff (maybe through a release goal).
Thanks for working on that bug.
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