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Re: Updating mumi on berlin

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: Updating mumi on berlin
Date: Sun, 08 May 2022 00:20:10 +0200
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Maxim Cournoyer <> skribis:

> Yes, that would be the correct and general solution (I hope you get to
> fix it, else I may look into it in some time).  Workarounds currently in
> use can be seen in our mutter package definition (it's a bit convoluted,
> having to fork a process in which we set the child reaping property and
> invoke the test suite via tini, acting as a fake PID 1).

The Guile process running the build script (with the build phases) runs
as PID 1.  So how about doing one of these:

  1. Add a final phase that does (waitpid WAIT_ANY).

  2. Add a SIGCHLD handler that calls ‘waitpid’.

I suspect the former is enough.

Eventually, we should do one of these in gnu-build-system.scm, as in:



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