[ovs-dev] recent OVS upload (was: Re: Bug#878249: Please package >= 2.7.0)

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Fri Oct 27 06:52:53 UTC 2017

On Thu, Oct 26, 2017 at 03:45:48PM -0700, Ben Pfaff wrote:
> I see a number of failed builds here:
> https://buildd.debian.org/status/package.php?p=openvswitch&suite=experimental
> Let me analyze them:
> * mips, powerpc, and ppc64 should be fixed by this commit that is
>   already on branch-2.8:
>   https://github.com/openvswitch/ovs/commit/2906ff5e7eb1fb39b497dc05e471
> * m68k is because of looser alignment rules than on other platforms.  I
>   don't care much about m68k, and it's not a Debian required platform,
>   so I don't plan to fix this.
> * sparc64 failures are due to bus errors.  I would like to investigate,
>   but I don't know how, because there is only one sparc64 machine listed
>   at https://db.debian.org/machines.cgi, and that machine appears to be
>   down (it is not accepting SSH connections at least when I tried just
>   now).
> * The ppc64el failure is a hang during the testsuite.  Test 2332, which
>   appears to be "ovn -- icmp_reply: 1 HVs, 2 LSs, 1 lport/LS, 1 LR",
>   hung.  I will try to reproduce and fix this.  Even if we do not fix
>   it, it might not recur in later runs, because it indicates a race
>   condition in the testsuite.  (This is almost certainly a bug in the
>   testsuite rather than in OVS itself.)

There's now a failure on hppa, too, which bears investigation.  I'll try
to look at that soon.

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