Running waypoint exec from Github Actions

When I try to run a Waypoint command from Github Actions, the command gets successfully executed, but does not not exit, causing the action to continue running until it times out.

Ultimately, I want to run migrations, using waypoint exec bundle exec rake db:migrate, but even simple commands like waypoint exec ls give similar results.

Originally I thought this might be a bug in the hashicorp/action-setup-waypoint action, but I manually installed the binary inside my action, with similar results.

This makes me suspect that there is a bug somewhere between Waypoint and Github Actions, but I am not sure how to debug this. Any suggestions would be much appreciated.

I have been able to reproduce this problem more concisely:

  • Run the waypoint server locally, ensuring advertise-addr is correctly set
  • cd waypoint-examples/docker/ruby
  • waypoint up
  • nohup waypoint exec ls

The process hangs, and does not exit.

As far as I can tell, the code gets stuck in this loop, waiting on cancel.

Hello! Will you please file a GitHub Issue for this? That would help us track this problem and dig into it. Thank you!

Thanks for the response.

I created this issue:

As follow-up, this issue is expected to be addressed in Waypoint 0.1.6, which should be released in the next week or so.