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Id: 117927
Status: resolved
Priority: 0/
Queue: Daemon-Generic

Owner: MUIR [...]
Requestors: gregoa [...]
RUZ [...]

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Severity: (no value)
Broken in: 0.84
Fixed in: (no value)


From: gregoa [...]
Subject: [PATCH] Fix a race condition in the test suite waiting for daemon log
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In Debian we are currently applying the following patch to Daemon-Generic. We thought you might be interested in it too. From 96209b5ba3df009a495da31bee8e2540c3365ec5 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001 From: Niko Tyni <> Date: Sat, 17 Sep 2016 21:16:16 +0300 Subject: [PATCH] Fix a race condition in the test suite waiting for daemon log output There's a window where the daemon has created a log file but not yet written anything into it. Wait for the file to become nonempty before reading it to make sure we're past that window. Bug-Debian: The patch is tracked in our Git repository at Thanks for considering, gregor herrmann, Debian Perl Group
Here's the patch.

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Can this be applied and released to the CPAN as it result in random installation failures? -- Best regards, Ruslan.
Patch applied. Version 0.85 released.
Subject: Re: [ #117927] [PATCH] Fix a race condition in the test suite waiting for daemon log
Date: Sun, 16 Jul 2017 15:37:50 +0200
To: David_Muir_Sharnoff via RT <bug-Daemon-Generic [...]>
From: gregor herrmann <gregoa [...]>
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On Sat, 15 Jul 2017 20:38:14 -0400, David_Muir_Sharnoff via RT wrote: Show quoted text
> <URL: > > > Patch applied. Version 0.85 released.
Thank you. 0.85 uploaded to Debian/unstable. Cheers, gregor -- .''`. - Debian Developer : :' : OpenPGP fingerprint D1E1 316E 93A7 60A8 104D 85FA BB3A 6801 8649 AA06 `. `' Member of VIBE!AT & SPI, fellow of the Free Software Foundation Europe `- NP: Donovan: Ballad of a crystal man
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