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Re: Bug#629952: subversion fails to build for stable(-security) on kfreebsd

On Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 12:45:22PM +0200, Thijs Kinkhorst wrote:
> On Thu, June 9, 2011 23:03, Peter Samuelson wrote:
> >
> > [Thijs Kinkhorst]
> >> The last two security updates for subversion, 1.6.12dfsg-6 and
> >> 1.6.12dfsg-7,
> >> have failed to build on kfreebsd-i386 and kfreebsd-amd64. Attached are
> >> two
> >> sample build logs. Can you investigate this?
> >
> > It is a problem we've seen on _some_ but not all kfreebsd buildd hosts
> > for quite some time, and last we tried, Cyril could not reproduce it on
> > his own system.  One of the test suites starts up a server process on
> > localhost, connects to it, does some tests, and eventually kills the
> > server.  Starting the server, or connecting to it, is what appears to
> > be failing.  It works on all our Linux platforms, and it _used_ to work
> > on some of the kfreebsd buildds as well, though lately it seems to not
> > work on any of them.
> >
> > Is it valid to create a TCP based server on, connect to it,
> > then later kill it, in a build chroot?  If not, I guess I can disable
> > all those tests.  I've just always assumed that was a valid thing to do
> > in a package build.
> Thanks.
> I'm not a buildd expert, so I'm CC'ing some of those that are.
> If it builds at least on some buildds (which ones?), it would help me in
> the sort term if we could get those buildds to build 1.6.12dfsg-6.

I think it builds fine on non-smp buildds, which at the time of the
Squeeze release were fano and finzi. They have been switched to SMP a
few weeks ago.

Maybe we should switch them back to non-SMP? Alternatively I can build
them manually to solve this situation, though it will only hide the


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