[Starlingx-discuss] [Build] CENGN unable to build debian master since March 3

Scott Little scott.little at windriver.com
Wed Mar 8 16:05:17 UTC 2023

Created a LaunchPad to track the issue:


On 2023-03-08 10:56, Scott.Little wrote:
> Hi all
> CENGN has been unable to complete a build since March 3.
> Since then, four builds were attempted, and all builds hung within the 
> post-build unit tests of python3.9_3.9.2-1.stx.1.
> One build was hung for nearly 48 hours.
> The logs are not specific on which test is hanging.
> Killing the hung unit test results in the overall build of the 
> python3.9 package build failing, but a retry loop attempts to rebuild, 
> and it again hangs in the unit tests.
> There is nothing in the change logs that directly affect this 
> package.  The only build system changes relate to secure boot. signing 
> and as the python package is not one that requires signing, I'm 
> currently discounting those as a cause.
> An equivalent build using an internal WindRiver build machine has so 
> far not hit this issue.  The main difference being that CENGN uses 
> minikube, and the internal server is using kubernetes directly.
> One theory was that something change upstream that affects the content 
> within the build containers.  However, both CENGN and the internal 
> build server rebuild the build containers each time.  If there was a 
> change upstream, I would expect both builds to see it.
> Most designers are likely using minikube, and so far I've seen no 
> complaints from designers on this topic.  Perhaps designers are using 
> a build environment created on or before March 3, and haven't seen it 
> yet.  Have you encountered hung builds in the last week?   Please 
> report the issue, and we would like to know when the build containers 
> were last rebuilt.   We'll be trying to setup a fresh minikube build 
> later today.
> At some point we may be forced to disable the python unit tests as a 
> work around, until a better solution presents itself.
> Scott
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