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

Richard Purdie richard.purdie at linuxfoundation.org
Tue Jan 14 18:37:31 UTC 2020

On Tue, 2020-01-14 at 13:19 +0100, Alexander Kanavin wrote:
> On Tue, 14 Jan 2020 at 11:23, Richard Purdie <
> richard.purdie at linuxfoundation.org> wrote:
> > 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
> > disappear).
> I tried setting PARALLEL_MAKEINST to "", and it didn't make any
> difference (python is using standard autotools). I guess we'll have
> to catch the build directory when it happens again somehow.

The autobuilder failed with this again, I went in and the first bit of
debugging I added was to say which file its failing on. Answer was:

WARNING: python3-3.8.1-r0 do_package: ./package/usr/libx32/python3.8/__pycache__/_bootlocale.cpython-38.opt-2.pyc

so for some reason the ownership of the pyc file (or files) is suspect.

I did a quick inspection of the pseudo database and its only this one
file. That leads me to suspect its a race in how its being



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