koji is broken

Ralf Corsepius rc040203 at freenet.de
Thu Feb 26 17:37:13 UTC 2015

On 02/26/2015 06:14 PM, Kevin Fenzi wrote:
> On Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:22:01 +0100
> Ralf Corsepius <rc040203 at freenet.de> wrote:
>> And would you have the kindness to tell me what I can to about it?
> I'm not sure. It's some issue with your communication to the koji
> hub...

Meanwhile I rebooted (for unrelated reasons), now the ssl-errors are 
gone. So, it have been could be your or my end - No idea.

>>> Can you do a:
>>> koji list-tasks --mine
>> # koji list-tasks --mine
>> Error: [('SSL routines', 'SSL3_READ_BYTES', 'ssl handshake failure')]
> Is your fedora koji cert up to date?

Yes it is.

> Do:
> fedora-cert -v
> and if it's expired it should offer to issue you a new one.
> Usually however, it would say expired, not handshake failure.
> Can you ping koji.fedoraproject.org? browse to it?
> Is the time correct on your machine?

Yes, yes and yes ... BTW: koji/fedpkg now seems to work again.

>>>>> I am working on tracking down the problem, but it's proving quite
>>>>> elusive. ;(
>>>> BTW: Here's another variant of a break down:
>>>> https://kojipkgs.fedoraproject.org//work/tasks/1835/9081835/root.log
>>>> This time, yum/dnf (whatever currently is being used, I presume
>>>> it's yum) is demonstrating one of the yum/dnf issues we discussed
>>>> yesterday:
>>>> Yum retries to download packages from a mirror it could have know
>>>> to be broken, because it failed to connect to it before.
>>> Sure, but then it would have just failed faster as thats the only
>>> mirror thats defined internally for builders.
>> yum could have tried a different mirror instead of retrying the
>> already broken one again.
> There's no other mirrors for internal builds. It's a baseurl to the
> kojipkgs server.

Yes, my point is it is X times trying in vain to access a host to 
download X packages. Not sure what happens when this happens with a real 
mirrorlist/metalink-list, whose top 5 are unreachable/flakey/dead or broken.

I am sure I've seen, yum iterating X times over the same list of broken 


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