networking/ntp skipped due to missing "ntpdate" package

Bug #1560319 reported by Kristin Chuang on 2016-03-22
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Provider for Plainbox - Checkbox
Pierre Equoy

Bug Description

Title: networking/ntp skipped due to missing "ntpdate" package

Summary: networking/ntp skipped due to missing "ntpdate" package

1. Run networking/ntp test
2. Check if test case is run

Expected results: Test case should be run

Actual results:
* Test case skipped, log says 'job cannot be started: resource expression " == 'ntpdate'" evaluates to false'
* 'apt-cache policy ntpdate' returns the following:
  Installed: (none)
  Candidate: 1:4.2.8p4+dfsg-3ubuntu4
  Version table:
     1:4.2.8p4+dfsg-3ubuntu4 500
        500 xenial/main amd64 Packages

Additional information: ii plainbox-provider-checkbox 0.26~c3~ppa~ubuntu16.04.1

Image: somerville-xenial-amd64-20160314-0

CPU: Intel(R) Atom(TM) CPU E3827 @ 1.74GHz (2x)

GPU: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Atom Processor Z36xxx/Z37xxx Series Graphics & Display (rev 11)

Manufacturer: Dell Inc.

ProductName: Embedded Box PC 3000

BiosVersion: 0.4.3

Related branches

Kristin Chuang (hyac109) wrote :

Automatically attached

tags: added: ce-qa-concern
removed: oem-test-case
Changed in plainbox-provider-checkbox:
assignee: nobody → Pierre Equoy (pierre-equoy)
milestone: none → 0.27
importance: Undecided → Medium
Pierre Equoy (pieq) on 2016-04-06
Changed in plainbox-provider-checkbox:
milestone: 0.27 → 0.28
Pierre Equoy (pieq) on 2016-06-02
Changed in plainbox-provider-checkbox:
milestone: 0.28 → 0.29
Pierre Equoy (pieq) on 2016-06-22
Changed in plainbox-provider-checkbox:
status: New → Confirmed
Pierre Equoy (pieq) wrote :

Issue confirmed with the latest stable checkbox release.

There is indeed a missing dependency.

Plainbox has a new mechanism to handle this kind of issues [1].

This new mechanism has some issues with Precise builds, so we need to make sure we don't need Precise builds in the future (to be confirmed with the server team). Once this is OK, I'll push an update to fix the above issue.


Pierre Equoy (pieq) on 2016-07-25
Changed in plainbox-provider-checkbox:
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
Pierre Equoy (pieq) on 2016-07-25
Changed in plainbox-provider-checkbox:
status: Fix Released → Confirmed
milestone: 0.29 → 0.30
Pierre Equoy (pieq) on 2016-09-19
Changed in plainbox-provider-checkbox:
milestone: 0.31 → 0.32
Pierre Equoy (pieq) on 2016-09-23
Changed in plainbox-provider-checkbox:
milestone: 0.32 → 0.31
status: Confirmed → Fix Committed
Pierre Equoy (pieq) on 2016-09-30
Changed in plainbox-provider-checkbox:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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