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Bug 843239 - app-editors/xemacs-21.5.34-r9 installs files with broken symlink
Summary: app-editors/xemacs-21.5.34-r9 installs files with broken symlink
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: XEmacs team
Depends on:
Reported: 2022-05-08 06:02 UTC by Agostino Sarubbo
Modified: 2022-06-17 15:10 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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build.log (build.log,386.45 KB, text/plain)
2022-05-08 06:02 UTC, Agostino Sarubbo

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Description Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2022-05-08 06:02:53 UTC

Issue: app-editors/xemacs-21.5.34-r9 installs files with broken symlink.
Discovered on: amd64 (internal ref: ci)
Comment 1 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2022-05-08 06:02:56 UTC
Created attachment 777353 [details]

build log and emerge --info
Comment 2 Mats Lidell gentoo-dev 2022-05-25 21:56:27 UTC
The broken symlink is an autosave file which looks really strange. I notice though that this is a massive parallel build so could be that the build trips on that!? I have reached out to upstream to see if this a known issue. Looks similar to
Comment 3 Mats Lidell gentoo-dev 2022-06-17 15:10:02 UTC
Upstream provided a patch for making the build more robust against parallelism. See

First build with that on the tinderbox was reported as competing with no QA issues so looks promising.