FTBFS in test-suite on overlayfs

Bug #1154260 reported by Dimitri John Ledkov ๐ŸŒˆ on 2013-03-12
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upstart (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Testing conf_source_reload() with job directory
...with new job directory
...with new file in directory (direct write)
BAD: wrong value for block file, got unexpected NULL
 at tests/test_conf.c:293 (test_source_reload_job_dir).
/bin/bash: line 5: 5940 Aborted (core dumped) ${dir}$tst
FAIL: test_conf

To reproduce:
$ mk-sbuild --name overlayfs raring
$ pull-lp-source upstart
$ sbuild -A -d overlayfs upstart*.dsc

Changed in upstart:
status: New → Confirmed
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in upstart (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
importance: Undecided → Low
Steve Langasek (vorlon) wrote :

This looks like a reincarnation of bug #882147 to me. I don't think upstart should be working around a broken filesystem that claims to implement inotify but doesn't.

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