[writer] allow invalid dtype and shape when creating a data proxy to a channel...

[writer] allow invalid dtype and shape when creating a data proxy to a channel which we know has no data (only metadata)
6 jobs for 1748-writer-allow-missing-data-info-when-no-data-expected in 120 minutes and 31 seconds (queued for 1 second)
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  Style
passed #111566
check_lint

00:00:24

passed #111565
check_style

00:00:31

 
  Tests
failed #111567
test_bliss

02:00:00

passed #111568
test_writer

00:38:58

 
  Build
skipped #111569
create_reference_doc
skipped #111570
create_user_doc
 
Name Stage Failure
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test_bliss Tests The script exceeded the maximum execution time set for the job
tests/shell/test_bliss_shell_special.py::test_short_signature PASSED     [ 96%]
tests/shell/test_dialogs.py::test_user_status_info PASSED [ 96%]
tests/shell/test_dialogs.py::test_show_helper PASSED [ 96%]
tests/shell/test_interlocks.py::test_interlock_show PASSED [ 96%]
tests/shell/test_interlocks.py::test_interlock_state PASSED [ 96%]
tests/shell/test_single_session.py::test_single_bliss_session
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