Transcient error in Koji/F15 (mock)

Patrick Monnerat pm at datasphere.ch
Wed May 9 10:00:56 UTC 2012


On Mon, 2012-05-07 at 09:39 -0600, Kevin Fenzi wrote: 
> On Mon, 07 May 2012 15:11:29 +0200
> Patrick Monnerat <pm at datasphere.ch> 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
> > http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=4059840
> > 
> > I thus examined all the log files and could not find a real error.
> > Resubmitting exactly the same build 50min later succeeded:
> > http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=4059927
> > 
> > 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. 

Thanks for the hint Kevin. Bug now reported at
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=820162

Cheers,
Patrick



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