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From: Jan Beulich <jbeulich@suse.com>
To: Andrew Cooper <andrew.cooper3@citrix.com>
Cc: xen-devel@lists.xenproject.org,
	"Roger Pau Monné" <roger.pau@citrix.com>,
	"committers@xenproject.org" <committers@xenproject.org>
Subject: Re: Regressed XSA-286, was [xen-unstable test] 161917: regressions - FAIL
Date: Wed, 16 Jun 2021 10:48:20 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <b57c2120-2f86-caa7-56ec-e215a7ad0529@suse.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <7cfa28ae-2fbe-0945-8a6c-a965ec52155f@citrix.com>

On 13.05.2021 22:15, Andrew Cooper wrote:
> On 13/05/2021 04:56, osstest service owner wrote:
>> flight 161917 xen-unstable real [real]
>> http://logs.test-lab.xenproject.org/osstest/logs/161917/
>> Regressions :-(
>> Tests which did not succeed and are blocking,
>> including tests which could not be run:
>>  test-arm64-arm64-examine      8 reboot                   fail REGR. vs. 161898
>>  test-arm64-arm64-xl-thunderx  8 xen-boot                 fail REGR. vs. 161898
>>  test-arm64-arm64-xl-credit1   8 xen-boot                 fail REGR. vs. 161898
>>  test-arm64-arm64-xl-credit2   8 xen-boot                 fail REGR. vs. 161898
>>  test-arm64-arm64-xl           8 xen-boot                 fail REGR. vs. 161898
> I reported these on IRC, and Julien/Stefano have already committed a fix.
>> Tests which are failing intermittently (not blocking):
>>  test-xtf-amd64-amd64-3 92 xtf/test-pv32pae-xsa-286 fail in 161909 pass in 161917
> While noticing the ARM issue above, I also spotted this one by chance. 
> There are two issues.
> First, I have reverted bed7e6cad30 and edcfce55917.  The XTF test is
> correct, and they really do reintroduce XSA-286.  It is a miracle of
> timing that we don't need an XSA/CVE against Xen 4.15.

As expressed at the time already, I view this reverting you did, without
there being any emergency and without you having gathered any acks or
allowed for objections, as overstepping your competencies. I did post a
patch to the XTF test, which I believe is wrong, without having had any
feedback there either. Unless I hear back by the end of this week with
substantial arguments of why I am wrong (which would need to also cover
the fact that an issue was found with 32-bit PAE only, in turn supporting
my view on the overall state), I intend to revert your revert early next


  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-06-16  8:48 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-05-13  3:56 [xen-unstable test] 161917: regressions - FAIL osstest service owner
2021-05-13 20:15 ` Regressed XSA-286, was " Andrew Cooper
2021-05-17  8:43   ` Jan Beulich
2021-05-17 10:59     ` Jan Beulich
2021-06-16  8:48   ` Jan Beulich [this message]
2021-06-16 15:43     ` Andrew Cooper
2021-06-17 11:56       ` Jan Beulich
2021-06-17 13:05         ` Ian Jackson
2021-06-17 14:40           ` Jan Beulich
2021-06-17 14:49             ` Ian Jackson
2021-06-17 14:55               ` Jan Beulich
2021-06-28 12:35           ` Ping: " Jan Beulich
2021-06-17 21:26         ` Stefano Stabellini

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