Build failures without a build log

Colin Watson cjwatson at
Wed Aug 19 11:18:01 UTC 2020

On Tue, Aug 18, 2020 at 08:42:48AM +0100, Rebecca N. Palmer wrote:
> (If this is an already known problem, where should I have checked before
> reporting it?  If it should be a bug report, against what?)
> Several packages say they failed to build, but do not have the build log
> that would normally accompany this.
> Of the ones I uploaded recently (pandas, snakemake, statsmodels, theano):
> pandas/arm64, armhf, ppc64el (with roughly the normal build duration)
> statsmodels/armhf, ppc64el, s390x (s390x with an unusually long build
> duration)
> theano/ppc64el, s390x (with short build durations)
> The same packages built successfully on Debian, but theano appears to be
> BD-Uninstallable on Ubuntu.
> From the excuses "missing build" list:
> dochelp/ppc64el
> h5py/ppc64el
> mate-applets/s390x
> ghc/armhf
> These are all less than 24 hours old (the builds, the ghc package is older);
> I didn't find any older ones but I didn't check every entry.

This was a Launchpad infrastructure issue; exact cause not completely
clear but it looks like it was a networking problem in one of our
datacentres.  I've retried the affected builds now.

Colin Watson (he/him)                              [cjwatson at]

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