Some Java builds are stalling

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Doug Schmidt

02 Feb, 2020 01:52 AM

We have an open source repo for a Java SDK which integrates with my company's REST APIs.

I'm the main author of the SDK, even though my Java skills are very weak. That may be problem, but the 3 AppVeyor builds have been working for a few years now.

The 3 YAML files in the root control 3 different builds. 2 of the 3 have stopped working recently, and I can't understand why.

Both builds stall after executing the install step, but before executing the build_script step

The builds eventually time out after an hour, with no obvious error message. I'm not sure what has changed or what the problem might be.

The failures started on Jan 18 2020.

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Feodor Fitsner on 02 Feb, 2020 04:33 AM

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    Hi Doug,

    Looks like it hangs on gpg utility. There was an image update on January 18 which bumped Git version and by default gpg is getting from Git installation.

    Could you please trying gpg from MSYS districution by prepending PATH with C:\msys64\usr\bin:

    - set PATH=C:\msys64\usr\bin;%PATH%

    Let me know if that worked.

  2. 2 Posted by Doug Schmidt on 02 Feb, 2020 11:26 PM

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    Hmm, I added the path modification init: statement as you suggested, to all 3 YAML configurations. I also added logging of gpg --version.

    That didn't seem to help.

    set PATH=C:\msys64\usr\bin;%PATH%
    git clone -q --branch=master C:\projects\aquarius-sdk-java-p7vvi
    git checkout -qf a87c38cd068d0193ca4afd8ca9d13567d710277b
    Running Install scripts
    java -version
    java version "1.8.0_221"
    Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_221-b11)
    Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 25.221-b11, mixed mode)
    mvn --version
    Apache Maven 3.6.3 (cecedd343002696d0abb50b32b541b8a6ba2883f)
    n home: C:\Program Files (x86)\Apache\Maven\bin\..
    rporation, runtime: C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.8.0\jre
    Default locale: en_US, platform encoding: Cp1252
    OS name: "windows server 2019", version: "10.0", arch: "amd64", family: "windows"
    gpg --version
    gpg (GnuPG) 2.2.19-unknown
    libgcrypt 1.8.5
    Copyright (C) 2019 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
    License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <>
    This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.
    There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.
    Home: /home/appveyor/.gnupg
    Supported algorithms:
            CAMELLIA128, CAMELLIA192, CAMELLIA256
    Hash: SHA1, RIPEMD160, SHA256, SHA384, SHA512, SHA224
    Compression: Uncompressed, ZIP, ZLIB, BZIP2

    The builds are still stalling after the gpg command

    C:\secure-file\tools\secure-file -decrypt %PUB_KEY_FILE_ENC% -secret %secret% -out %PUB_KEY_FILE_GPG%
    C:\secure-file\tools\secure-file -decrypt %SEC_KEY_FILE_ENC% -secret %secret% -out %SEC_KEY_FILE_GPG%
    gpg --import %PUB_KEY_FILE_GPG%
    gpg: keybox '/home/appveyor/.gnupg/pubring.kbx' created
    gpg: /home/appveyor/.gnupg/trustdb.gpg: trustdb created
    gpg: key C2F577714ADE5425: public key "Open Source Aquatics (OpenSource-AI) <[email blocked]>" imported
    gpg: Total number processed: 1
    gpg:               imported: 1
    gpg --import %SEC_KEY_FILE_GPG%
    gpg: key C2F577714ADE5425: "Open Source Aquatics (OpenSource-AI) <[email blocked]>" not changed
  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by Feodor Fitsner on 03 Feb, 2020 01:36 AM

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    Could you add where gpg before calls to gpg just to make sure it's running from an alternative location? Also, you can login to VM via RDP to see what's going on on/after those commands: I bet there is some child process (gpg-agent maybe?) preventing gpg from exiting.

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