[Pkg-postgresql-public] Bug#917764: postgresql-11: FTBFS: pg_regress: initdb failed

Lucas Nussbaum lucas at debian.org
Sat Dec 29 22:43:57 GMT 2018

Source: postgresql-11
Version: 11.1-1
Severity: serious
Justification: FTBFS on amd64
Tags: buster sid
Usertags: ftbfs-20181229 ftbfs-buster


During a rebuild of all packages in sid, your package failed to build
on amd64.

Relevant part (hopefully):
> make[3]: Entering directory '/<<PKGBUILDDIR>>/build/contrib/spi'
> make[3]: Nothing to be done for 'all'.
> make[3]: Leaving directory '/<<PKGBUILDDIR>>/build/contrib/spi'
> rm -rf ./testtablespace
> mkdir ./testtablespace
> PATH="/<<PKGBUILDDIR>>/build/tmp_install/usr/lib/postgresql/11/bin:$PATH" LD_LIBRARY_PATH="/<<PKGBUILDDIR>>/build/tmp_install/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu" ../../../src/test/regress/pg_regress --temp-instance=./tmp_check --inputdir=/<<PKGBUILDDIR>>/build/../src/test/regress --bindir=    --port=10015 --dlpath=. --max-concurrent-tests=20 --port=10015 --schedule=/<<PKGBUILDDIR>>/build/../src/test/regress/parallel_schedule  
> ============== creating temporary instance            ==============
> ============== initializing database system           ==============
> pg_regress: initdb failed
> Examine /<<PKGBUILDDIR>>/build/src/test/regress/log/initdb.log for the reason.
> Command was: "initdb" -D "/<<PKGBUILDDIR>>/build/src/test/regress/./tmp_check/data" --no-clean --no-sync > "/<<PKGBUILDDIR>>/build/src/test/regress/log/initdb.log" 2>&1
> make[2]: *** [GNUmakefile:132: check] Error 2

The full build log is available from:

A list of current common problems and possible solutions is available at
http://wiki.debian.org/qa.debian.org/FTBFS . You're welcome to contribute!

About the archive rebuild: The rebuild was done on EC2 VM instances from
Amazon Web Services, using a clean, minimal and up-to-date chroot. Every
failed build was retried once to eliminate random failures.

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