How could I increase "runaway" timer for package build cluster?

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at
Mon Mar 9 11:24:48 UTC 2015

On 03/09/15 11:11, Lev Serebryakov wrote:
> On 08.03.2015 12:40, Ben Woods wrote:
>> Actually, taking a look at my /usr/local/etc/poudriere.conf 
>> configuration file, I see these settings have indeed been exposed
>> for configuration there without having to touch the poudriere code
>> itself. The appropriate settings are:
>> # This defines the max time (in seconds) that a command may run for
>> a build # before it is killed for taking too long. Default: 86400 
>> # This defines the time (in seconds) before a command is considered
>> to # be in a runaway state for having no output on stdout. Default:
>> 7200 #NOHANG_TIME=7200
>  The problem is, it is not my cluster, but FreeBSD official cluster. I
> could not change configs of it, I could only edit Makefile of my port.

I added a small change to make 'pkg create' emit a progress bar which
will be in pkg-1.15 -- you have to tweak some settings in pkg.conf to
enable it though.  With this change I've managed to avoid poudriere
timeouts while packaging stuff with large numbers of files --
texlive-texmf being a classic example.  You can try it now by installing
net-mgmt/pkg-devel, but beware that will eventually cause all your
client machines to end up running pkg-devel too.



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