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Re: Problems coping a directory structure.


From: Mark . Burgess
Subject: Re: Problems coping a directory structure.
Date: Thu, 9 Dec 2004 20:12:26 +0100 (MET)

It seems that this linktype reference is erroneous. Thanks for
your info. If you replace

if (TRAVLINKS || ip->linktype == 'n')

with

if (TRAVLINKS)

does it work as expected.

Mark

On  6 Dec, address@hidden wrote:
> 
> 
> 
> 
> I found some of the problem.
> 
> Kudos to Marc or whoever wrote the module image.c. I am barely C literate,
> but I understood what was going on immediately from the code. Very nice.
> 
> Anyway, did a search in the code for the error message, found that
> linktype=none or copy will trigger this behavior of not traversing a
> directory:
> 
>  if (S_ISDIR(statbuf.st_mode))
>       {
>       if (TRAVLINKS || ip->linktype == 'n')
>          {
>          CfLog(cfverbose,"Traversing directory links during copy is too
> dangerou
> s, pruned","");
>          continue;
>          }
> 
> Ok. But that is not what the documentation, "Cfengine reference" chatper 4,
> section 4.11, page 57. From the linktype keyword discription:
> 
> "If this value is set to copy or none, symbolic links will be replaced by
> actual copies of the files they point to. Note that for directories, this
> option is ignored."
> 
> Directories are effected by this switch. Either a clarification or a
> warning should be added that it is incompatable with the recurse switch.
> 
> The problem with encrypt = true working vrs no encrypt keyword still evades
> me.
> 
> 
> 
> Russell Conner
> Systems Engineer, VMS & Unix Systems
> Health Net, Inc.
> (916)935-3610
> 
> 
> |---------+---------------------------->
> |         |           Russell Conner   |
> |         |                            |
> |         |           12/03/2004 04:16 |
> |         |           PM               |
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> |---------+---------------------------->
>   
> >------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
>   |                                                                           
>                                                    |
>   |       To:      Russell Conner/SAC/COR/address@hidden                      
>                                                           |
>   |       cc:      Brendan Strejcek <address@hidden>, address@hidden,
>   address@hidden               |
>   |       Subject: Re: Problems coping a directory structure.(Document link: 
> Russell Conner)                                     |
>   
> >------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
> 
> 
> 
> An update:
> 
> More strangeness, I set the encrypt=true switch and it started working for
> at least the base directory. As a wild ass guess, could this be a parallel
> process if not encrypted, but serial if it is encrypted? I am just
> guessing....
> 
> Continued strangeness: even though I have recurse=inf, it refuses to do it,
> see this -v output:
> 
> 
> cfengine:web-prdnfs3: Traversing directory links during copy is too
> dangerous, pruned
> 
> 
> current format of the command:
> 
>  $(repo)/etc/conf dest=/hosts/repository/rimmer/etc recurse=inf
> server=rimmer
>  linktype=copy backup=false encrypt=true
> 
> My frustration mounts as I struggle to understand what I am doing wrong
> here. Either I am not understanding the copy class, or I am pounding nails
> with a wrench.
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Russell Conner
> Systems Engineer, VMS & Unix Systems
> Health Net, Inc.
> (916)935-3610
> 
> 
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