# Re: Help requested: Packages which FTBFS randomly

*Date*: Tue, 21 Feb 2017 14:18:09 -0700*From*: Sean Whitton <spwhitton@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>*Subject*: Re: Help requested: Packages which FTBFS randomly

On Tue, Feb 21, 2017 at 02:37:23AM +0000, Ben Hutchings wrote: > > * with /tmp on tmpfs on some archs > [...] > > You mean the 64-bit PowerPC architectures? tmpfs allocates at least a > page per file, and they have 64K pages... I'm not sure why you're mentioned powerpc archs, but as a hopefully relevant data point, two of my arch:all packages FTBFS when / is a tmpfs. There are some weird permissions errors from the test suites. -- Sean Whitton

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