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Re: Links problem with 2.1.19


From: Mark Burgess
Subject: Re: Links problem with 2.1.19
Date: Fri, 03 Mar 2006 08:45:33 +0100

I replied to this yesterday -- please pick up 2.1.19p1

On Wed, 2006-03-01 at 10:11 +0000, Jim Wight wrote:
> I mailed the following to bug-cfengine over 24 hours ago but I don't
> know what has happened to it: I didn't see it sent back to me, it wasn't
> rejected and it hasn't turned up in the archive.
> 
>                              ------
> 
> Something has gone wrong with links between 2.1.15, which I've been
> using, and 2.1.19, which I've installed in order to try out. 
> 
> All my links actions, which succeed when using 2.1.15, are failing at
> 2.1.19 with messages of the form:
> 
>   Links didn't find any file to match /path/to/foo -> /path/to/bar
> 
> For the action:
> 
> links:
>         /tmp/somelink   ->      /var
> 
> -d2 output for 2.1.15 contains
> 
> Actionsequence item links
> ExpandVarstring(/tmp/somelink)
> ExpandVarstring(/var)
> ExpandVarbinserv /var, (Binserver is myhost)
> Linkfiles(/tmp/somelink,/var)
> IgnoredOrExcluded(somelink)
> Trying to link /tmp/somelink -> /var (/var)
> cfengine:myhost: Link (/tmp/somelink->/var) exists.
> KillOldLink(/tmp/somelink)
> CompressPath(/tmp/somelink./var,/var)
> Job start time set to Tue Feb 28 08:18:34 2006
> 
> whereas 2.1.19 has
> 
> Actionsequence item links
> ExpandVarstring(/tmp/somelink)
> ExpandVarstring(/var)
> cfengine:myhost: Links didn't find any file to match /tmp/somelink -> /var
> Job start time set to Tue Feb 28 08:19:07 2006
> 
> IsWildItem(link*,links)
> Job start time set to Tue Feb 28 08:19:07 2006
> 
> IsWildItem(link*,links)
> 
> 
> The problem in 2.1.19 is that VBINSERVERS in do.c is null, so the loop
> where the work is done is not executed. What is supposed to be in
> VBINSERVERS? Is it in any way related to the binservers action? I don't
> use binservers.
> 
> Jim
> 
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