Transcient error in Koji/F15 (mock)

Kevin Fenzi kevin at
Mon May 7 15:39:01 UTC 2012

On Mon, 07 May 2012 15:11:29 +0200
Patrick Monnerat <pm at> wrote:

> While packaging a new version of xca, the initial "fedpkg build" for
> F15 failed with error "BuildrootError: could not init mock buildroot,
> mock exited with status 4; see root.log for more information". See
> I thus examined all the log files and could not find a real error.
> Resubmitting exactly the same build 50min later succeeded:
> I don't know where the failure comes from: koji? mock? infrastructure?
> Where to submit a bug report for it?

Looks like mock. It tried to add a group in the chroot and failed. 

I'd say file a bug against mock?

Not sure why it's not happened before, unless one of the packages in
the buildroot made a gid 499 group for some reason. 

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