Build failed in Jenkins: cyrus-imapd-master #402

Jeroen van Meeuwen vanmeeuwen at
Mon Feb 20 19:39:23 EST 2012

Greg Banks wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 20, 2012, at 04:14 PM, Jeroen van Meeuwen (Kolab Systems) wrote:
> > There's also the opportunity to have Jenkins execute a 'sudo pkill -9
> > -u cyrus' at the start of a run, perhaps?
> This is what I do manually on my box when I see that happen.  It's easy
> and it deals with the case of a test forking off processes which don't have
> Cyrus -C arguments in their commandlines, but it will shut down any
> running production servers on the same machine, which is a nasty little
> landmine to be leaving other people to trip over.

If somebody is going to run Cyrus IMAP in production on, they 
deserve nothing less ;-)

Seriously though, this would not be in Cassandane, but a shell command to be 
executed by Jenkins just before it calls Cassandane.

Kind regards,

Jeroen van Meeuwen

Systems Architect, Kolab Systems AG

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