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SponsorS report: draft B.3.

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which scenarios were fragile, going forward to the release of the
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## B.3. Extend the coverage of our test suite
* First of all, it should be noted that our automated test suite has
been key to identify regressions introduced by porting Tails to
Debian Jessie. A number of such bugs have been found early, that we
would otherwise not have discovered before the first release
candidate of Tails based or Jessie at best, and quite possibly after
the first actual release of Tails based on Jessie.
* B.3.11. Fix newly identified issues to make our test suite more robust and faster
- Increased the number of Tor circuit retries in the test suite (#10375).
- Work is in progress to make some test cases, that cause false
positives, more robust: SSH (#10498), Git (#10444), Windows
Camouflage (#10493), Seahorse (#9095, #10500, #10501).
- More such fragile test cases were identified, and are momentarily
disabled in our Jenkins environment. They will be worked on later:
Electrum tests (#10475) due to us shipping a too old version of
this piece of software, connecting to the #i2p IRC channel
(#10474), Synaptic (#10441), APT (#10496), ICMP filtering
(#10499), whois (#10523), `wait_until_tor_is_working` helper
(#10497), time synchronization (#10440, #10494, #10495), Pidgin
connecting to OFTC (#10443), watching a WebM video over HTTPS
# C. Scale our infrastructure
## C.2. Be able to detect within hours failures and malfunction on our services.
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