> Package: lintian
> Version: 2.5.74
> Severity: important
> Seen twice on lindsay.d.o in the last 24 hours. The exact reason is
> unknown, but it is probably during the unpacker (last non-error in the
> log is lintian starting the unpack, plus previously we had a race-condition
> in the unpacker that could trigger a similar fork-bomp situation).
> Most likely we never fixed this condition and only made it
> "sufficiently unlikely" until gcc-8-cross-ports showed up.
> For now, I have disabled the crontab on lindsay.d.o to avoid it taking
> down our host.
Btw, I got an old prototype rewrite where the custom parallelization
handling is replaced by IO::Async in
No clue if this handles this particular problem, but I wanted to
mentioned it in case someone else got the same idea of rewriting things
to use IO::Async.