PKG - Fail to kill children

Baptiste Daroussin bapt at
Mon Jan 19 17:30:47 UTC 2015

January 19 2015 6:20 PM, "Konstantin Belousov" <kostikbel at> wrote: 
> On Mon, Jan 19, 2015 at 05:06:34PM +0000, Baptiste Daroussin wrote:
>> January 19 2015 4:15 PM, "Michael Jung" <mikej at> wrote:
>>> On 2015-01-19 09:20, Michael Jung wrote:
>>>> FreeBSD 10.1-RELEASE #0 r276896:
>>>> pkg 1.4.4 or pkg 1.4.6
>>>> poudriere 3.1.1 under 11.0-CURRENT r275419
>>>> On i386 only pkg complains with "Fail to kill children". I have
>>>> checked some but not all packages
>>>> and they appear to be updated as expected so this
>>>> is a heads up.
>> I do not understand your setting, but that means you have an old kernel running a more recent
>> userland (which is something unsupported btw :))
>> So when building pkg is discovering it is being built on head (aka it support the acquiring the
>> reaper via procctl(2)) and assume it can use it. But your kernel does not have support for that,
>> hence the failure.
>> Basically your host must always be newer that your jails
> Would be useful for pkg to print the failed syscall name/basic mode and errno
> in addition to its interpretation of the events.

Yes I will make that in pkg 1.4.7

Best regards,

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