long running github actions not cancellable - seem to be "hung" out of control

I’ve got a couple of longer running setup-for-compile github actions running that have been plugging away in the background for 6.5 and 7.5 hours respectively. I tried to cancel them. I didn’t expect an immediate response, but even after 5-10 minutes of checking back, they seem to be continuing to run - so I think I might have whacked something or they’re “out of control” and zombie processes now.

One’s in the Mac VM and the other Windows VM (I’m doing cross-platform compilations of common source). It’s using QT, and the most expedient way I could spot to set that up for platform-specific validation was to drop in a pre-installed tgz/zip  file and go from there. If anyone has a suggestion for a cached environment or something, I’m all ears - seems silly to burn 30 minutes doing an install like this, but there’s no other options that I spotted earlier.

Can you send me a link to the workflow run? I’ll look into it.

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TL;DR: It was fixed this morning. New runs should be ok.

I was also seeing this. I was told there was a bug with the lifetime of the credentials used by the jobs. In longer running tasks, the credentials would expire before the job was done. This prevented them from reporting back the status, so it looked like they were hung.