Debian Bug report logs - #442703
posixtestsuite: FTBFS if build twice in a row

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Package: posixtestsuite; Maintainer for posixtestsuite is Guillem Jover <>; Source for posixtestsuite is src:posixtestsuite.

Reported by: Patrick Winnertz <>

Date: Sun, 16 Sep 2007 18:21:11 UTC

Severity: important

Found in version posixtestsuite/1.5.1-1

Fixed in version 1.5.2-1

Done: "Sandro Tosi" <>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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From: Patrick Winnertz <>
Subject: posixtestsuite: FTBFS if build twice in a row
Date: Sun, 16 Sep 2007 20:11:57 +0200
Package: posixtestsuite
Severity: important
Version: 1.5.1-1
Usertags: qa-doublebuild


Lucas Nussbaum has rebuilt the whole archive on i386 and your package FTBFS if
built twice in a row with the following error:

#### END OF BUILD NO 1 ####
 #### RUNNING BUILD NO 2 ####
 dpkg-buildpackage: source package is posixtestsuite
 dpkg-buildpackage: source version is 1.5.1-1
 dpkg-buildpackage: host architecture i386
 dpkg-buildpackage: source version without epoch 1.5.1-1
  /usr/bin/fakeroot debian/rules clean
 patches: debian/patches/00_find_warnings.patch debian/patches/01_gnu.patch debian/patches/02_expect.diff
 Trying patch debian/patches/02_expect.diff at level 0...success.
 Trying patch debian/patches/01_gnu.patch at level 0...success.
 Trying patch debian/patches/00_find_warnings.patch at level 0...success.
 if [ "reverse-patches" = "debian/stamp-patched" ]; then touch debian/stamp-patched; fi
 rm -f debian/stamp-patch*
 rm -f debian/patches/*.log
 /usr/bin/make clean
 make[1]: Entering directory `/build/user/posixtestsuite-1.5.1'
 make[1]: Leaving directory `/build/user/posixtestsuite-1.5.1'
  dpkg-source -b posixtestsuite-1.5.1
 dpkg-source: building posixtestsuite using existing posixtestsuite_1.5.1.orig.tar.gz
 dpkg-source: building posixtestsuite in posixtestsuite_1.5.1-1.diff.gz
 dpkg-source: cannot represent change to binary file contents changed
 dpkg-source: building posixtestsuite in posixtestsuite_1.5.1-1.dsc
 dpkg-source: unrepresentable changes to source
 Build finished at 20070905-1823
 #### END OF BUILD NO 2 ####
 FAILED [dpkg-buildpackage died]

The full build-log can be found at:

About the archive rebuild: The rebuild was done on about 50 AMD64 nodes
of the Grid'5000 platform, using a clean chroot containing a sid i386
environment.  Internet was not accessible from the build systems. All
packages have been rebuilt twice in a row, with unpack, build, clean,

Please read the mail of Martin Zobel-Helas on debian-devel [0], for a explanation 
for this mass bug filling.


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From: "Sandro Tosi" <>
Subject: Re: posixtestsuite: FTBFS if build twice in a row
Date: Sat, 19 Apr 2008 17:44:51 +0200
Version: 1.5.2-1

It seems that with this release, this bug has been fixed, thus closing
the report. Reopen it if I'm wrong.


Sandro Tosi (aka morph, Morpheus, matrixhasu)
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