[csw-buildfarm] I broke test10s

Dagobert Michelsen dam at opencsw.org
Sun Feb 26 22:41:02 CET 2012

Hi Peter,

Am 26.02.2012 um 16:17 schrieb Peter Bonivart:
> 2012/2/26 Maciej (Matchek) Bliziński <maciej at opencsw.org>:
>> Here's the log of how I broke
>> it: http://buildfarm.opencsw.org/~maciej/pkgadd-error.log
> That's weird, I don't see any error, the last package installed
> successfully and then pkgutil bailed claiming pkgadd exited with an
> error..? I've never seen that, it's usually obvious that the last
> pkgadd op blew up. Can we find out what really caused pkgadd to return
> non-zero?
> Regarding how to avoid it...maybe add it to the list of packages that
> get updated first before the rest of the batch. Today only pkgutil
> itself is on that list but we could still have an error in the sudo
> package itself making it go away but not install afterwards and you
> end up with the same situation. I don't see any guaranteed way of
> solving this.
> Since sudo has some deps it would kind of break the rules of pkgutil
> processing updating it before its deps, pkgutil itself doesn't since
> it doesn't have any deps so it doesn't matter when it's updated in the
> cycle.

I see no way of detecting this earlier. However, pkgutil could just
resume adding packages and make a list after the installation has finished.
Like, ignore and collect errors.

Best regards

  -- Dago

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