When running multiple container image builds concurrently using podman or buildah, why do I see errors with `Error: llistxattr <file path>: no such file or directory

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Issue

  • When running multiple concurrent image builds using podman or buildah, intermittently errors such as the following appear and builds fail to finish:
Error: llistxattr /var/lib/containers/storage/overlay/10dc68946ea4c8e816e9b74c3cb2f62dff15985d2857aa128e230779cea248cd/merged/usr/share/zoneinfo/posix/Pacific/Noumea: no such file or directory
error extracting layer "c06d098ee7045b7a835aa6f831de6e8d2df55f5f6a2a71bb26fd6afdc9979674"
  • The above can happen when executing with the root user, or a rootless user such as when run underjenkins as a CI/CD pipeline.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8

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