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Re: [PATCHES] gnu: nss: Update to 3.30.2 [fixes CVE-2017-5461].

From: Marius Bakke
Subject: Re: [PATCHES] gnu: nss: Update to 3.30.2 [fixes CVE-2017-5461].
Date: Sun, 23 Apr 2017 11:40:07 +0200
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Mark H Weaver <address@hidden> writes:

> Hi Marius,
> Marius Bakke <address@hidden> writes:
>> Mark H Weaver <address@hidden> writes:
>>> Unfortunately, even with "nss-increase-test-timeout.patch" and
>>> "nss-disable-long-b64-tests.patch", the build still failed on armhf:
>> This looks very similar to the random connect timeouts that prompted the
>> "increase-test-timeouts" patch, except this time it took 50s instead of
>> ~20s:
> Thanks very much for looking into it.
> 50 seconds to make a local connection?  Bah, that's ridiculous!  I'm
> beginning to wonder if the kernels running on these build slaves have
> buggy schedulers resulting in starvation, or perhaps we're overloading
> them too much.

I've wondered about this too. Even x86_64 exceeded the default 5s
timeout once. Maybe they are swapping to a busy I/O device?

>> I am 99% sure the attached patch will do the job. What do you think?
> If it sometimes takes 50 seconds to make a local connection, then I
> suspect it could occasionally take much longer than a minute.
> For now, I've asked Hydra to try building it again, as is.
> Maybe in 'core-updates' we should consider increasing the timeout to
> something on the order of 5 or 10 minutes.

This time a different test timed out at 34s. For now, I pushed the
change for armhf only with timeout set to 5 minutes. Let's see how that

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