[arch-dev-public] Need someone with root power on gerolde

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Sat Nov 22 23:37:56 EST 2008

On Sat, Nov 22, 2008 at 9:40 PM, Eric Bélanger
<belanger at astro.umontreal.ca> wrote:
> On Sat, 22 Nov 2008, Aaron Griffin wrote:
>> On Sat, Nov 22, 2008 at 8:06 PM, Eric Bélanger
>> <belanger at astro.umontreal.ca> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> The db script for extra x86_64 is stuck:
>>> $ /arch/db-extra64
>>> error: db generation is already in progress (started by andyrtr)
>>> rm: cannot remove `/srv/tmp/.repolock.extra.x86_64': Operation not
>>> permitted
>>> That was started hours ago. Can someone with root power remove the lock
>>> file
>>> to fix it?
>> Fixed it. I'm fixing some oopses I made with the dbscripts now. If
>> this happens again, let me know - I commented out the chmod crap for
>> now
> I'm not sure if it's part of the oopses, but it seems that the problem is
> that the script for x86_64  doesn't remove the lock file because it can't
> find it. Error message on running db-extra64:
> error: repo lock doesn't exist... something went terribly wrong!
> A /srv/tmp/.repolock.extra.x86_64 lockfile was left with 644 permissions for
> my user. I removed it manually to not block updates for other users.

I think this is related to bug 10888 - where sourcing the PKGBUILD
overwrites the $arch local var, so it's always i686 (as $foo of an
array, foo, evaluates to the first array item, which is usually i686).

I will have this fixed in a few hours or so

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