[OE-core] [PATCH 05/28] python3: update to 3.8.1

Richard Purdie richard.purdie at linuxfoundation.org
Tue Jan 14 10:23:19 UTC 2020

On Mon, 2020-01-13 at 15:15 +0100, Alexander Kanavin wrote:
> On Thu, 9 Jan 2020 at 23:14, Richard Purdie <
> richard.purdie at linuxfoundation.org> wrote:
> > On Thu, 2020-01-09 at 20:49 +0100, Alexander Kanavin wrote:
> > > The problem is, I couldn't reproduce this locally at all. Random
> > > glitch?
> > 
> > No, its happened on multiple workers and there should be a pattern,
> > we
> > just don't understand it yet :(. I don't have ideas right now
> > although
> > the build user is 1000 on many machines, 6000 is a minority.
> I guess we'll have to save the build folder on next failure and
> inspect that.

For extra data I reran this on a builder where it failed. This time it
worked out ok. I can think of two different things we could try:

a) Add some debug to the code so that when a unknown user error occurs,
it triggers a mention of the filename with the issue

b) Potentially try turning off any parallel install code for python.
I'm starting to wonder if that is racing somehow over file ownership.
Making it single thread may make the issue appear (or it may



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