Buildbot failure in Wildebeest Builder on whole buildset

Mark Wielaard
Mon Sep 6 15:07:50 GMT 2021

On Sat, 2021-09-04 at 01:47 +0200, Mark Wielaard wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 03, 2021 at 02:08:40PM +0000, 
> wrote:
> > The Buildbot has detected a new failure on builder elfutils-debian-
> > armhf while building elfutils.
> > Full details are available at:
> >
> > 
> > Buildbot URL:
> > 
> > Worker for this Build: debian-armhf
> > 
> > Build Reason: <unknown>
> > Blamelist: Mark Wielaard <>
> > 
> > BUILD FAILED: failed test (failure)
> So some of the builders did pass without any failures. But some had
> errors, and not all the same ones. I couldn't replicate locally
> (everything was green) both with make check and make distcheck.
> But looking at the tests I noticed not all used a clean new cache and
> some used the default database.
> So hopefully the attached patch makes things a bit more stable by
> explicitly setting the DEBUGINFOD_CACHE_PATH and invoke debuginfod
> with a fresh sqlite database.

Sadly we still have failures even with this patch:

The good news is that elfutils-fedora-x86_64, elfutils-fedora-ppc64le,
elfutils-fedora-s390x, elfutils-debian-i386, elfutils-fedora-ppc64 and
elfutils-debian-armhf are fully green, but...

On elfutils-centos-x86_64 make check fails with:


On elfutils-debian-arm64 make check fails with:


On elfutils-centos-x86_64 make check first timed out (!?!)
then it failed with:


On elfutils-debian-amd64 make check failed with:


The failures still look somewhat random (although less random than
before). I don't yet know why.



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