sysutils/daemontools can't be install by NFS mount?

Jeremy Messenger mezz7 at
Wed Jul 9 10:27:08 PDT 2003

On Wed, 9 Jul 2003 12:46:37 +0300, Peter Pentchev <roam at> wrote:

> On Wed, Jul 09, 2003 at 03:30:50AM -0500, Jeremy Messenger wrote:
>> Here's how I install sysutils/daemontools folowing:
>> client# mount server:/usr/ports /usr/ports
>> client# cd /usr/ports/sysutils/daemontools
>> client# make
>> It builds and start to halt forever at:
>> env - /bin/sh rts.tests 2>&1 | cat -v > rts
>> So, I tried to build in the NFS server machine without mount and it 
>> works fine. It will not work if I do that the steps above by mount. Here 
>> are two attaches of rts.tests and rts in case if anyone want to check.. 
>> I am not sure if it's NFS bug, I might missed option or it's just 
>> normal.
> Yes, this is a known problem: the tests run by daemontools seem to
> hang forever due to some problems with locking files over NFS.

Ok, thanks.. Look forward for someone to fix this issue and I am willing to 
test the patch if one of you want me to test.

> I guess I should add a WITHOUT_TESTS knob to disable the test run.

That's good idea and add the comment to explain about known issue of NFS 
file lock.


> G'luck,
> Peter

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