[Buildbot-commits] [Buildbot] #2067: Buildbot hangs in Compile step

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Mon Aug 1 09:12:00 UTC 2011

#2067: Buildbot hangs in Compile step
Reporter:  apelisse  |      Owner:
    Type:  defect    |     Status:  new
Priority:  major     |  Milestone:  undecided
 Version:  0.8.1     |   Keywords:
 I'm running a Buildbot who gets stuck in a step:

 - The command is run through a Compile step.
 - When it's done, the program quits normally (and it disappears from ps(1)
 - Buildbot doesn't detect program termination and keeps waiting
 - Eventually, Buildbot detects there is no output for a long time:
 "command timed out: 1200 seconds without output" but it's still stuck
 - Interrupting the build does nothing
 - The only solution I have is to restart the slave: "buildslave restart
 - We have hundreds of steps on different slaves, but only this one
 reproduces 10% of the time.

 The step runs a python/multiprocessed application (if it can make a

Ticket URL: <http://trac.buildbot.net/ticket/2067>
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