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Bug 1313259 - Upstream tests cause building python package on brew stall and leave orphan processes that need manually kill
Summary: Upstream tests cause building python package on brew stall and leave orphan p...
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Classification: Red Hat
Component: python
Version: 7.2
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: rc
: ---
Assignee: Charalampos Stratakis
QA Contact: Branislav Náter
: 1313148 (view as bug list)
Depends On:
Blocks: 1295829
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2016-03-01 09:28 UTC by Xibo Ning
Modified: 2016-11-03 20:16 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

Fixed In Version: python-2.7.5-36.el7
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Cause: In TestForkInThread test case from upstream test suite, sys.exit(0) is used instead of os._exit(0). Consequence: Zombie processes are left behind which leave brew builds hanging. Fix: Apply upstream patch to change the TestForkInThread test case Result: Brew builds are not hanging.
Clone Of:
: 1365200 (view as bug list)
Last Closed: 2016-11-03 20:16:16 UTC
Target Upstream Version:

Attachments (Terms of Use)
demo program emulate mock (deleted)
2016-03-01 12:27 UTC, Xibo Ning
no flags Details
demo program emulate rpmbuild (deleted)
2016-03-01 12:28 UTC, Xibo Ning
no flags Details

System ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2016:2586 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Low: python security, bug fix, and enhancement update 2016-11-03 12:09:15 UTC

Description Xibo Ning 2016-03-01 09:28:54 UTC
Description of problem:
The following upstream tests, because of bug 1313148, will cause building python package on brew stall and leave orphan processes that need manually kill

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
python >= 2.7
python >= 3.4

Additional info
The origin issue that report the problem is here

Comment 2 Xibo Ning 2016-03-01 12:25:01 UTC
Here is a demo to verify why the bug 1313148 make brew building python package trouble. The demo files in the attachment.

Please run the demo as following
1. need a rhel7/centos7/fedora23 system
2. install python2 tinter module
3. download the two program to temporary directory
4. have the two program executable
5. run the
6. if emulate mock-1.1.16, you need manually kill the process
7. verify that there is an orphan process

Comment 3 Xibo Ning 2016-03-01 12:27:52 UTC
Created attachment 1131897 [details]
demo program emulate mock

Comment 4 Xibo Ning 2016-03-01 12:28:36 UTC
Created attachment 1131898 [details]
demo program emulate rpmbuild

Comment 6 Charalampos Stratakis 2016-03-12 14:22:15 UTC
*** Bug 1313148 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 12 errata-xmlrpc 2016-11-03 20:16:16 UTC
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.

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