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authorMatthias Schiffer <>2018-11-06 09:56:23 +0100
committerRichard Purdie <>2018-11-08 22:21:01 +0000
commit8079e2d62e23f7c274f46185e6dad64fa95394c1 (patch)
tree6c67c1464caa039491d781da746702ab196350da /meta/classes/base.bbclass
parent84bb9c0514ecbd7c31935c22062b18b4aaefbef1 (diff)
base.bbclass: avoid 'find -ignore_readdir_race -delete'
Due to a bug in find [1], -ignore_readdir_race does not work correctly with -delete. This can lead to spurious build failures when files disappear while such a command is running; specifically this was seen in the case of do_configure and do_populate_lic running concurrently for packages with ${B} == ${WORKDIR}: find: '.../sstate-build-populate_lic': No such file or directory While the issue is fixed in the findutils git master, the find command of the host system is called here, so we can't ensure that the used version contains the fix. Many common distros have not updated to a recent enough findutils version yet (Ubuntu 18.10 contains the fix, while 18.04 is still affected). Work around the issue by passing the output of find to 'rm -f' instead of using -delete. [1] Signed-off-by: Matthias Schiffer <> Signed-off-by: Richard Purdie <>
Diffstat (limited to 'meta/classes/base.bbclass')
1 files changed, 3 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/meta/classes/base.bbclass b/meta/classes/base.bbclass
index 57b69492ce..bc9b236b84 100644
--- a/meta/classes/base.bbclass
+++ b/meta/classes/base.bbclass
@@ -309,7 +309,9 @@ base_do_configure() {
if [ "${CLEANBROKEN}" != "1" -a \( -e Makefile -o -e makefile -o -e GNUmakefile \) ]; then
oe_runmake clean
- find ${B} -ignore_readdir_race -name \*.la -delete
+ # -ignore_readdir_race does not work correctly with -delete;
+ # use xargs to avoid spurious build failures
+ find ${B} -ignore_readdir_race -name \*.la -type f -print0 | xargs -0 rm -f
if [ -n "${CONFIGURESTAMPFILE}" ]; then