What do I do about this? (Pipeline failed - can't find bison)

Eric S. Raymond esr at thyrsus.com
Mon Jan 8 11:22:30 UTC 2018

Hal Murray via devel <devel at ntpsec.org>:
> I figured out why I didn't get the expected response from GitLab's build 
> checker the other day.  I forgot to do the push.  Blush/Sigh.
> This just arrived:
> Subject: ntpsec | Pipeline #15898502 has failed for master | e349aa13
> WARNING: The following packages cannot be authenticated!
>   libcap2 libbison-dev bison libcap-dev libpython2.7 libpython2.7-dev
>   libpython-dev python2.7-dev python-dev pps-tools
> E: There were unauthenticated packages and -y was used without 
> --allow-unauthenticated
> section_end:1515406112:build_script
> ...
> Job #47055397 ( https://gitlab.com/NTPsec/ntpsec/-/jobs/47055397 )
> ....
> Could not find the program ['bison']

That's odd.  We've required bison forever - it's used on the config parser spec,
if course.

This smells like a Gitlab glitch, probably transient.
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