Build FreeBSD: FAILED 6/rtems-arm on x86_64-freebsd12.1 (rtems-tools-9fcc20789367ef476eb9ffbc6e2f9fabf686e10f-1)

Chris Johns chrisj at
Sun Sep 20 23:11:35 UTC 2020

On 21/9/20 1:23 am, Sebastian Huber wrote:
> On 18/09/2020 22:21, sebastian.huber at wrote:
>> + cd rtems-tools-9fcc20789367ef476eb9ffbc6e2f9fabf686e10f
>> + ./waf distclean configure '--prefix=/usr/local/rtems/6'
>> Fatal Python error: Py_Initialize: can't initialize sys standard streams
>> OSError: [Errno 9] Bad file descriptor
> There seems to be an issue with the Python interpreter on FreeBSD 12.1. I called
> it from a nohup shell.

It is not Python or the RSB. It is a security feature of FreeBSD. You have
closed the parent process that owned stdout and with it gone FreeBSD says you
cannot run. Joel also struggled with this when he moved Linux workflows to
FreeBSD for testing

I use tmux and avoid nohup.


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