Re: gb: ghostscript_9.26a~dfsg-0+deb9u7
On 24/08/2020 07:42, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 21, 2020 at 02:08:44PM +0200, Sylvain Beucler wrote:
>> ghostscript failed to build on armhf for stretch-security:
>> "./soobj/dxmainc.o: file not recognized: File truncated"
> This is a typical parallel building bug, something is reading dxmainc.o
> while something else hasn't yet finished writing it. There is a
> dependency between these two missing somewhere in some Makefile.
> In buster this is workarounded with
Thanks for the info.
I didn't think of a parallel error, and was too biased on blaming armhf
(including when searching other occurrences of this error).
>> I cannot find an explanation for this error, and the package builds
>> fine on porterbox abel.debian.org (see
>> ~beuc/ghostscript_9.26a~dfsg-0+deb9u7_armhf.build), so I suppose a
>> transient buildd failure occurred.
> Race conditions are rarely always reproducible.
This statement sounds condescending and somewhat ruins what was a nice
e-mail so far :/