Patchwork sstate: Avoid contention between sstate packages

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Submitter Richard Purdie
Date Sept. 7, 2011, 5:34 p.m.
Message ID <1315416887.13021.13.camel@ted>
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Permalink /patch/11207/
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Richard Purdie - Sept. 7, 2011, 5:34 p.m.
If several sstate packages are decompressing at the same time, they can
conflict over the "fixmepath". If two packages try to write to this at
the same time it results in an error. To avoid this we remove the file
once we've finished processing it.

Signed-off-by: Richard Purdie <>


diff --git a/meta/classes/sstate.bbclass b/meta/classes/sstate.bbclass
index d7631ca..91f209a 100644
--- a/meta/classes/sstate.bbclass
+++ b/meta/classes/sstate.bbclass
@@ -183,6 +183,9 @@  def sstate_installpkg(ss, d):
             os.system("sed -i -e s:FIXMESTAGINGDIRTARGET:%s:g %s" % (staging_target, sstateinst + file))
             os.system("sed -i -e s:FIXMESTAGINGDIRHOST:%s:g %s" % (staging_host, sstateinst + file))
             os.system("sed -i -e s:FIXMESTAGINGDIR:%s:g %s" % (staging, sstateinst + file))
+        # Need to remove this or we'd copy it into the target directory and may 
+        # conflict with another writer
+        os.remove(fixmefn)
     for state in ss['dirs']: