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Re: Importing Paths into Cfengine Environment


From: Brendan Strejcek
Subject: Re: Importing Paths into Cfengine Environment
Date: Mon, 10 Jan 2005 10:19:13 -0600
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control:

    split = ( ! ) # Needed to avoid iteration
    dpkgpath = ( /bin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/usr/sbin )

shellcommands:

    "/bin/sh -c 'PATH=${dpkgpath}; export PATH; dpkg -i ${somepkg}'"


Brian E. Seppanen wrote:

> Periodically I find it necessary to install packages via 
> shellcommands on debian hosts.   When I do so I get the following errors.
> 
> /bin/dpkg --co: dpkg: `ldconfig' not found on PATH.
> /bin/dpkg --co: dpkg: `start-stop-daemon' not found on PATH
> /bin/dpkg --co: dpkg: `install-info' not found on PATH
> /bin/dpkg --co: dpkg: `update-rc.d' not found on PATH
> /bin/dpkg --co: dpkg: 4 expected program(s) not found on PATH.
> 
> I understand that cfengine is cleaning out the ENVIRONMENT and requiring 
> absolute pathnames for security purposes.    Unfortunately in package 
> installations the paths are coming from the package and not from cfengine, 
> is there any way that I can tell cfengine what those paths should be so 
> that when a package install is done from cfengine I don't get these 
> errors?   
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Brian Seppanen
> address@hidden
> 906-475-0107 ext 1040
> 
> 
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