Problem regenerating gitlab docker images

Christof Schmitt cs at
Thu Oct 31 21:18:04 UTC 2019

On Thu, Oct 31, 2019 at 12:18:26PM +1300, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> On Wed, 2019-10-30 at 15:39 -0700, Christof Schmitt via samba-technical 
> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > while fixing the build problem with the system heimdal libraries, i
> > am
> > also trying to establish a gitlab test for this build. This requires
> > adding the heimdal-multidev package to the Ubuntu images.
> > Regenerating
> > the images now fails for CentOS7 and CentOS8, which should not
> > changed.
> > I already fixed one problem for CentOS7 to avoid the conflict between
> > nettle and compat-nettle.
> > 
> > Now CentOS 7 fails with:
> >
> > + docker build -t samba-ci-centos7 --build-arg
> > 'SHA1SUM=9dae5d8732853f0025bcf9528e94935f0e7ebada'
> > bootstrap/generated-dists/centos7
> > Cannot connect to the Docker daemon at tcp://docker:2375. Is the
> > docker daemon running?
> > ERROR: Job failed: exit code 1
> Garming did this on my suggestion:
> The issue is that, in order to progress work while the
> runners are busy, we also declare 'shared' on our own runners. 
> However we haven't worked out how to do the docker-in-docker thing
> there, and probably don't want to (due the security risk).
> The alternative is to stop our runners declaring 'shared' and make our
> jobs that can run on either just require 'docker'. 
> This is probaby the better approach.  It may mean CI for older branches
> take longer when is busy, but master is where all the action
> is.  For our private CI (for security embargoed stuff) we will still
> declare 'shared'.
> In the meantime, just try again later, our own runners have a slower
> tick cycle to try and loose the race if they can.

Thank you. Is there some documentation about the different runners to
understand this better?

Retrying helped with the problems connecting to docker. Now i am down to
the CentOS8 issue. It looks like CentOS8 went from glibc
2.28-42.el8.1 to 2.28-42.el8_0.1 and yum does not handle that.


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