Bug #13470

Step "Tails Greeter has applied all settings" is fragile

Added by bertagaz 2017-07-14 10:37:52 . Updated 2019-08-30 14:18:57 .

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The test suite sometimes fails after clicking on the login button of the Greeter. The next loginctl test to see if the X session is opened can’t find one apart the Gdm one.

It happened:

  • 3 times so far in July
  • 6 times in June
  • 18 in May
  • 5 in April
  • 13 in March
  • 12 in February
  • 13 in January

But all this failures might not be due to the same reasons.

Maybe we need to raise a bit the waiting time for the session to open. Or there’s a bug in the Tails X session opening, or that’s Bug #11816 having being closed a bit too fast. This needs investigation.


Related issues

Related to Tails - Feature #12289: Deal with June 2017 false positive scenarios Resolved 2017-06-05 2017-07-05
Related to Tails - Bug #11816: Test suite often freezes after clicking "Login" in the Greeter Resolved 2016-09-20


#1 Updated by bertagaz 2017-07-14 10:38:09

  • related to Feature #12289: Deal with June 2017 false positive scenarios added

#2 Updated by intrigeri 2017-07-17 15:13:57

  • related to Bug #11816: Test suite often freezes after clicking "Login" in the Greeter added

#3 Updated by intrigeri 2017-07-17 15:14:32

  • Assignee set to bertagaz
  • QA Check set to Info Needed

Can you please attach the debug log (and ideally the video capture)?

#4 Updated by intrigeri 2019-03-07 10:08:17

  • Assignee deleted (bertagaz)
  • QA Check deleted (Info Needed)

I assume we’ve lost the debug log I’ve requested.

Next thing to do: check if this still happens.

#5 Updated by intrigeri 2019-08-30 13:16:09

  • Status changed from Confirmed to Rejected

This step is useless on Buster (see commit:fb172d0b3f701f6d692c854efc2ccfbd6a040998 for details) and I’ll remove it in a branch of mine.

#6 Updated by intrigeri 2019-08-30 13:28:20

  • Status changed from Rejected to Needs Validation
  • Assignee set to hefee
  • Target version set to Tails_4.0
  • Feature Branch set to https://salsa.debian.org/tails-team/tails/merge_requests/33

#7 Updated by Anonymous 2019-08-30 14:18:57

  • Status changed from Needs Validation to Resolved
  • % Done changed from 0 to 100

Applied in changeset commit:tails|a7ca22afb536e8936727d1e681baa6140cc95f37.