[libvirt] [PATCH] Deal with gnutls 3.5.6 regression

Michal Privoznik mprivozn at redhat.com
Wed Dec 14 10:39:06 UTC 2016

On 14.12.2016 11:17, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 14, 2016 at 11:01:10AM +0100, Ján Tomko wrote:
>> On Wed, Dec 14, 2016 at 09:15:12AM +0000, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
>>> Anyone want to review this, if not I'll just claim its a build
>>> breaker fix...
>>> On Thu, Dec 08, 2016 at 09:56:43AM +0000, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
>>>> On Mon, Dec 05, 2016 at 12:04:36PM +0000, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
>>>>> I was not originally planning to do anything for the gnutls 3.5.6
>>>>> regression:
>>>>>   https://www.redhat.com/archives/libvir-list/2016-November/msg00816.html
>>>>> but there's still no immediate sign of the new 3.5.7 release,
>>>>> so while I still don't want to workaround the bug in libvirt,
>>>>> we can at least blacklist that version of gnutls in the test
>>>>> suite, so 'make check' passes on affected systems while we're
>>>>> waiting for 3.5.7 to arrive.
>>>> 3.5.7 has just hit Fedora updates-testing, but I figure we
>>>> might as well still blacklist 3.5.6 in our tests
>> Isn't the point of the test suite to also fail on broken systems?
> To some extent yes. The question is whether the failure is serious
> enough that we should continue to have the tests failure, or just a
> minor annoyance that we should paper over it.
> I'm fairly on the fence about this one - originally I wasn't going
> to fix it, but it took a while for 3.5.7 to arrive and quite a few
> people raised the issue of broken tests to me in the meanwhile.
> We could just leave this patch sitting on the list here for archive
> reference, but not fix it in git.

I'm up for this idea and leave the code clean.


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