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Re: Help requested: Packages which FTBFS randomly




Santiago Vila:
> On Fri, Feb 17, 2017 at 06:23:00AM +0000, Niels Thykier wrote:
> 
>> Santiago already brought it up in #844264.  I believe my answer in
>> comment 70 is still relevant (other than I incorrectly used "after the
>> freeze" when I meant "after the release").
> 
> Well, but when I said "Ok, will do" in Bug #844264, it was a reply to
> your request to postpone this after the freeze, not after the release.
> 

I obviously wrote the wrong thing and I am sorry for creating that
misunderstanding.

> I definitely don't think we should do absolutely nothing in stretch
> about this, so I'll continue to ask for help here in -devel:
> 
> [...]

Note, I did not intend to stop this thread on -devel.  I did intend to
inform Ian of the bug and the release team's view on it, since he
involved -release.

FTR, I am ready to consider unblock requests for "randomly FTBFS" bugs
for stretch on a case-by-case basis.

Thanks,
~Niels