Re: poudriere's check_leftovers and update-mime-database

From: Bryan Drewery <>
Date: Thu, 04 Nov 2021 18:18:23 UTC
On 11/1/2021 8:32 AM, Luca Pizzamiglio wrote:
> Hi all,
> Recently I've encountered an issue (a race condition?) with poudriere and a
> port I maintain with MIME database.
> The bulk build in poudriere, with the -t flag to enable check_leftovers, is
> failing because the mime database wasn't updated when the package is
> deinstalled.
> But, in reality, update-mime-database just takes a few seconds
> (asynchronously) to unregister the application.
> When deinstalling the port on my local machine, I notice that I have to
> wait a couple of seconds to see the MIME files fully updated.
> I brutally hacked poudriere adding a `sleep 3` in the check_leftovers()
> function and the bulk build succeeded.
> Have you experienced this before?
> Am I the only one with this problem?

Poudriere just calls /usr/ports/Mk/Scripts/ Any sleep 
or fix could be made there.

The check_leftovers() function is compat for very old ports trees that 
do not have that script.

Bryan Drewery