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Re: shellcommands not executing - lock problem?


From: Russell Adams
Subject: Re: shellcommands not executing - lock problem?
Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2004 11:16:28 -0600
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Howdy Kurt. ;]

I've had similar problems sometimes when a command name results in an
identical lock name.

My solution in the past has been to trick cfengine with a slightly
different path.

I'll use /usr/bin/rsync for one command, and /usr/bin/./rsync for
another.

Russell / Demo

On Tue, Feb 24, 2004 at 10:30:56AM -0600, Kurt Lieber wrote:
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> Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2004 10:47:49 -0600
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> We're trying to use cfengine to run a series of rsync commands on our web
> nodes.  The relevant syntax is:
> 
> shellcommands:
>   _gweb.slave_webnode.slave_web_sync::
>     "/bin/su - gweb -l -c '/usr/bin/rsync -rltvv --delete 
> address@hidden(_master_node):$(web_stage_html)/ $(web_html)/'"
>     "/bin/su - gweb -l -c '/usr/bin/rsync -rltvv --delete 
> address@hidden(_master_node):$(web_stage_images)/ $(web_images)/'"
>     "/bin/su - gweb -l -c '$(web_scripts)/rsync-weblogs.sh'"
> 
> Of those three commands, the first and third get executed.  The second never 
> does.
> 
> It appears to be some sort of locking problem.  If I run:
> 
> cfagent -K -q -v -t -Dslave_web_sync
> 
> Everything works fine.  Change that to:
> 
> cfagent -q -v -t -Dslave_web_sync
> 
> And it doesn't work.  (-K is ignore locks)
> 
> Trolling through the debug output of the non-working command shows this
> line:
> 
> cfengine:nue: Nothing scheduled for shellcommand._gweb._bin_su___gweb__l__c___
> usr_bin_rsync__rltvv___delete_gweb_nue_gentoo_org__var_www_www_gentoo_org_stage
> _site_images___var_www_www_gentoo_org_images__ (0/1 minutes elapsed)
> 
> However, it *only* says that for that specific command.  As I mentioned,
> the first and third commands run fine.
> 
> Any suggestions/help?
> 
> --kurt
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