and autopkgtest hangs? Re: Build failures without a build log

Rebecca N. Palmer rebecca_palmer at
Fri Aug 21 18:42:12 UTC 2020

Colin Watson wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 19, 2020 at 06:44:19PM +0100, Rebecca N. Palmer wrote:
>> Thanks - the retry worked for pandas and theano.
>> statsmodels failed because it was temporarily BD-Uninstallable - this should
>> now be fixed, so please retry it if that doesn't happen automatically.
> Those particular kinds of failures aren't detectable automatically by
> the usual retry-depwait mechanism.  I've retried them.

Most of them worked, but statsmodels/riscv64 failed without a log again. 
  Is the infrastructure problem ongoing?

>> Could this have also affected autopkgtests?  pandas is now being held in
>> -proposed because a snakemake autopkgtest hung:
> I don't think so, but an autopkgtest person should probably have a look.
> (autopkgtest and Launchpad shares cloud infrastructure, but Launchpad
> doesn't operate autopkgtest as such.)

It might be an unrelated hang - several of my packages sometimes do that 
(on Ubuntu but not Debian) and we're not sure why:

Retrying it would be a good idea either way.

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