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Re: Cannot vfork (Resource temporarily unavailable)

On Sat, Dec 02, 2017 at 04:35:17PM +0000, Patrick Welche wrote:
> When trying to build pkgsrc/net/wget on -current/amd64, I see
> --- ---
> /tmp/pkgsrc/net/wget/work.x86_64/.tools/bin/makeinfo: Cannot vfork (Resource temporarily unavailable)
> --- ./ ---
> /tmp/pkgsrc/net/wget/work.x86_64/.tools/bin/makeinfo: Cannot vfork (Resource temporarily unavailable)
> (or /usr/pkgsrc/mk/gnu-config/missing)
> There isn't much going on,
> CPU states:  0.0% user,  0.0% nice,  0.0% system,  0.0% interrupt,  100% idle
> and that is when running "make replace" in the directory for the nth time,
> so hard to see the lack of resource.
> Could this be an easier to repeat version of the "out of swap" kill "sh"
> on boot problem?

I tried this and I get the same failure.
I also get this on the console:

proc: table is full - increase kern.maxproc or NPROC

do you get that message too?
if so, this is different from the out-of-swap thing.
it looks like a fork-bomb bug in one of the pkgsrc wrapper scripts.


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