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Re: Timeout on configure stage

David Holland <> writes:

> On Sun, Nov 08, 2020 at 09:48:18PM +0000, Jonathan Perkin wrote:
>  > > I'll go through all of them and verify. I've already added
>  > > BROKEN_ON_PLATFORM to ja-groff since the problem isn't specific to
>  > > bulk builds. Is this ok, and can I add them to the others too after
>  > > verification?
>  > 
>  > I tend to prefer NOT_FOR_BULK_PLATFORM for bulk build hangs, as it
>  > doesn't affect trying to build the package manually, e.g. when trying
>  > to fix it, but yeh adding them would be good with a comment to explain
>  > where it's hanging.
> It's easy enough to comment out BROKEN annotations when testing or
> debugging.
> I would encourage marking things known to be broken because this also
> protects people running pkg_rr and other tools, as well as the case
> where you start something building, go off to make dinner, and come
> back to find that it's hung.


How many cases do we have when the build works fine with "make package"
or under pkg_rr, but fails in bulk?

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