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Re: trying to exclude directories/files from a "home" loop


From: Mark Burgess
Subject: Re: trying to exclude directories/files from a "home" loop
Date: Mon, 22 Aug 2005 12:56:58 +0200

Ignore should work. Try running with -d2 or -v to see why it is ignoring
the ignore!

M

On Mon, 2005-08-22 at 09:26 +0100, Marco van Beek wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I have a home directory with the usual assortment of user
> subdirectories, plus a "lost+found" directory, and a aquota.user file
> 
> I am running a cf file which creates subdirectories within the user
> directory (for example I am creating a ./files subdirectory for samba to
> use so that the user doesn't end up seeing .bashrc, etc)
> 
> files:
>       any::
>                  home/FILES/.
>                   mode=0700
>                   action=create
> 
> It would appear that the lost+found sub-directory is ignored by cfengine
> when looping through /home, but it tries to create subdirectories under
> aquota.user
> 
> I have tried an ignore section with an entry of /home/aquota.user but
> this doesn't seem to make a difference. I have tried both an exclude and
> an ignore entry on the directive line itself
> 
> ignore:
> 
>      any::
>          /home/aquota.user/*
>          /home/lost+found
> 
> 
> files:
>       any::
>                  home/FILES/.
>                   mode=0700
>                   action=create
> 
> with:                     exclude=aquota*
> and even:         ignore=aquota*
> 
> But none of this seems to make any difference. It does seem bizarre that
> the system is able to at least try and create a subdirectory in a file
> 
> I am using cfengine version 2.1.10. I am also getting the following
> error which may be unrelated (just trying to fix one thing at a time,
> since I would rather exclude aquota.user first before it does something
> bad to it!)
> 
> "Directory /home/aquota.user/FILES/. cannot be accessed in files"
> 
> I have also noticed that the process section doesn't appear to be able 
> to distinguish between "apache" and "apache-ssl". It can restart 
> "apache-ssl" if it stops, but if /usr/bin/apache stops on it's own it 
> doesn't try to restart it (perhaps it greps and finds the apache-ssl 
> process instead, and thinks all is okay).
> 
> Thanks for any help,
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Marco van Beek.
> 
> 
> 
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