Wednesday Triage Report (2020-10-28)

Sergio Durigan Junior sergio.durigan at
Wed Oct 28 21:40:29 UTC 2020

On Wednesday, October 28 2020, Robie Basak wrote:

> Hi Sergio,
> On Wed, Oct 28, 2020 at 04:16:37PM -0400, Sergio Durigan Junior wrote:
>> ### - (Confirmed) [mysql-8.0] - package
>>     mysql-server-8.0 8.0.22-0ubuntu0.20.04.2 failed to install/upgrade:
>>     installed mysql-server-8.0 package post-installation script subprocess
>>     returned error exit status 1
>> This seems to be a valid one.  An upgrade from 8.0.21-0ubuntu0.20.04.4
>> to 8.0.22-0ubuntu0.20.04.2 will likely trigger a timeout that will
>> prevent apt upgrade from finishing, because it requires an internal
>> server upgrade that can take several minutes (apparently depending on
>> the database size; I couldn't reproduce it locally with an empty db).  I
>> subscribe Ubuntu Server, but still marked the bug as Incomplete since
>> I'd like to confirm my suspicion that the reporter does have a sizeable
>> MySQL database.
> This concern sounds like
> Although based on the reporter's reply, perhaps in this case it wasn't
> caused by the database being large, and was something else.

Hey Robie,

Thanks for the reply.  I had a gut feeling that some of you might know a
similar issue.  Indeed, it seems like they're related; during my
investigations I also noticed the TimeoutSec parameter in the service
file, and thought that the next step of the investigation could start

I left a question to the reporter asking whether they have a big
database.  If they do, then I (or someone) can try to populate the test
database with dummy entries and try to replicate the scenario.  Let's


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