[Mageia-sysadm] Why do kernel updates always fail to build all of the i586 packages?

Pascal Terjan pterjan at gmail.com
Fri Oct 21 11:12:34 CEST 2011

On Fri, Oct 21, 2011 at 10:09, Thomas Backlund <tmb at mageia.org> wrote:
> Pascal Terjan skrev 21.10.2011 12:01:
>> On Fri, Oct 21, 2011 at 09:41, David W. Hodgins<davidwhodgins at gmail.com>
>>  wrote:
>>> Every time there is a kernel update, not all of the i586
>>> rpm packages get built.
>> They all do, the end of the list does not get uploaded
>>> Why does this type of problem happen with
>>> every kernel update?
>> I guess they take too long to be copied and something times out but I
>> could not find what, or maybe there is a race condition which does not
>> happen with packages which can be uploaded quicker
> Can we work around it by not allowing both arches of the kernel to be built
> on the same buildhost ? IIRC that's when this is happening...

Ah then I think i know what happens. The first packages from the other
arch probably get collected when the first arch is finished, and then
because there are binaries from both arches it proceeds to upload.
I'll have a look.

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