Parallel release failed on pwd_mkdb

Simon J. Gerraty sjg at
Mon Jul 6 20:26:16 UTC 2015

Oliver Pinter <oliver.pinter at> wrote:
> We got this build failure, when two release make release running in parallel:

Can you elaborate what you mean by "two release make release" ?
Do you mean two separate builds running in the same tree at the same
time using the same DESTDIR?

> >>> stage 4.4: building everything
> --------------------------------------------------------------
> pwd_mkdb: /var/tmp/temproot/etc/pwd.db.tmp to
> /var/tmp/temproot/etc/pwd.db: No such file or directory
> *** Error code 1

The pwd_mkdb command in etc uses $DESTDIR/etc - it obviously assumes
that is unique.

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