[SRU] libreoffice 7.1.6 for hirsute

Bug #1942894 reported by Rico Tzschichholz
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libreoffice (Ubuntu)
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Rico Tzschichholz
Hirsute
High
Rico Tzschichholz

Bug Description

[Impact]

 * LibreOffice 7.1.6 is in its sixth bugfix release of the 7.1 line:
     https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleasePlan/7.1#7.1.6_release

 * Version 7.1.5 is currently released in hirsute. For a list of fixed bugs compared to 7.1.5 see the list of bugs fixed in the release candidates of 7.1.6 (that's a total of 44 bugs):
     https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Releases/7.1.6/RC1#List_of_fixed_bugs
     https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Releases/7.1.6/RC2#List_of_fixed_bugs

 * Given the nature of the project, the complexity of the codebase and the high level of quality assurance upstream, it is preferable to SRU a minor release rather than cherry-pick selected bug fixes.

[Testing]

 * Upstream testing. Bugs fixed upstream typically include unit/regression tests, and the release itself is extensively exercised (both in an automated manner and manually).

  * A recent set of upstream's automated jenkins testing can be found here:
    https://ci.libreoffice.org/job/gerrit_71/1392/

  * More information about the upstream QA testing can be found here:
    * Automated tests
      https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/QA/Testing/Automated_Tests
    * Automated UI tests
      https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Development/UITests
    * Regression tests
      https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/QA/Testing/Regression_Tests
    * Feature tests
      https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/QA/Testing/Feature_Tests

 * Launchpad testing. The libreoffice packages include autopkgtests that were run and verified as passing.
    * [amd64] https://autopkgtest.ubuntu.com/results/autopkgtest-hirsute-libreoffice-libreoffice-prereleases/hirsute/amd64/libr/libreoffice/20210906_131334_4d046@/log.gz
    * [arm64] https://autopkgtest.ubuntu.com/results/autopkgtest-hirsute-libreoffice-libreoffice-prereleases/hirsute/arm64/libr/libreoffice/20210908_050521_fe243@/log.gz
    * [armhf] https://autopkgtest.ubuntu.com/results/autopkgtest-hirsute-libreoffice-libreoffice-prereleases/hirsute/armhf/libr/libreoffice/20210907_231547_272d8@/log.gz
    * [ppc64el] https://autopkgtest.ubuntu.com/results/autopkgtest-hirsute-libreoffice-libreoffice-prereleases/hirsute/ppc64el/libr/libreoffice/20210906_142807_b64b1@/log.gz
    * [s390x] https://autopkgtest.ubuntu.com/results/autopkgtest-hirsute-libreoffice-libreoffice-prereleases/hirsute/s390x/libr/libreoffice/20210906_135619_2360e@/log.gz

 * General smoke testing of all the applications in the office suite were carried out by going through the manual testplan as documented by: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Process/Merges/TestPlans/libreoffice

[Regression Potential]

 * A minor release with a total of 44 bug fixes always carries the potential for introducing regressions, even though it is a bugfix-only release, meaning that no new features were added, and no existing features were removed.

 * A combination of autopkgtests and careful smoke testing as described above should provide reasonable confidence that no regressions sneaked in.

Changed in libreoffice (Ubuntu Hirsute):
assignee: nobody → Rico Tzschichholz (ricotz)
Changed in libreoffice (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Rico Tzschichholz (ricotz)
Changed in libreoffice (Ubuntu Hirsute):
importance: Undecided → High
Changed in libreoffice (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
description: updated
Changed in libreoffice (Ubuntu):
status: New → In Progress
Changed in libreoffice (Ubuntu Hirsute):
status: New → In Progress
Changed in libreoffice (Ubuntu):
status: In Progress → Invalid
Revision history for this message
Brian Murray (brian-murray) wrote : Please test proposed package

Hello Rico, or anyone else affected,

Accepted libreoffice into hirsute-proposed. The package will build now and be available at https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libreoffice/1:7.1.6-0ubuntu0.21.04.1 in a few hours, and then in the -proposed repository.

Please help us by testing this new package. See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/EnableProposed for documentation on how to enable and use -proposed. Your feedback will aid us getting this update out to other Ubuntu users.

If this package fixes the bug for you, please add a comment to this bug, mentioning the version of the package you tested, what testing has been performed on the package and change the tag from verification-needed-hirsute to verification-done-hirsute. If it does not fix the bug for you, please add a comment stating that, and change the tag to verification-failed-hirsute. In either case, without details of your testing we will not be able to proceed.

Further information regarding the verification process can be found at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/QATeam/PerformingSRUVerification . Thank you in advance for helping!

N.B. The updated package will be released to -updates after the bug(s) fixed by this package have been verified and the package has been in -proposed for a minimum of 7 days.

Changed in libreoffice (Ubuntu Hirsute):
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
tags: added: verification-needed verification-needed-hirsute
Revision history for this message
Rico Tzschichholz (ricotz) wrote :

Upgraded libreoffice from 1:7.1.5-0ubuntu0.21.04.1 to 1:7.1.6-0ubuntu0.21.04.1 from hirsute-proposed in a clean and up-to-date hirsute amd64 VM, and successfully ran test plan at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Process/Merges/TestPlans/libreoffice.

tags: added: verification-done verification-done-hirsute
removed: verification-needed verification-needed-hirsute
Revision history for this message
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package libreoffice - 1:7.1.6-0ubuntu0.21.04.1

---------------
libreoffice (1:7.1.6-0ubuntu0.21.04.1) hirsute; urgency=medium

  * New upstream release (LP: #1942894)
  * Run junit autopkgtest only on OOO_JUNIT_ARCHS (aka amd64/arm64)
  * Explicitely add junit4 to Build-Depends-Indep
  * Drop disable-failing-arm-tests.diff from junit autopkgtests
  * Revert "Temporarily disable extension tests on armhf"
  * Revert GDrive API v3 support to allow build with libcmis 0.5.2
  * Bump yaru source to "2021-09-01"

 -- Rico Tzschichholz <email address hidden> Wed, 08 Sep 2021 12:49:37 +0200

Changed in libreoffice (Ubuntu Hirsute):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Revision history for this message
Brian Murray (brian-murray) wrote : Update Released

The verification of the Stable Release Update for libreoffice has completed successfully and the package is now being released to -updates. Subsequently, the Ubuntu Stable Release Updates Team is being unsubscribed and will not receive messages about this bug report. In the event that you encounter a regression using the package from -updates please report a new bug using ubuntu-bug and tag the bug report regression-update so we can easily find any regressions.

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