problem with cron_dccd?

Dean Maluski dmaluski@n1ety.com
Wed Feb 6 02:38:02 UTC 2008


On Wed, 2008-02-06 at 01:51 +0000, Vernon Schryver wrote:
> > Subject: Re: problem with cron_dccd?
> 
> > No, I don't believe it runs `dbclean` -Gon
> > Yes, on dcc_conf GREY_ENABLE=on
> >
> > Here is the output of ./cron-dccd -x
> 
> > ++ DCCUID=root
> > ++ DCCD_ENABLE=off 
> > ++ SRVR_ID=
> 
> > ++ GREY_CLIENT_ARGS=on
> > ++ GREY_ENABLE=on
> > ++ GREY_SRVR_ID=
> > ++ GREY_DCCD_ARGS=
> 
> I agree that GREY_ENABLE=on, but GREY_SRVR_ID is not set.
> 
> There is a bug in cron_dccd.  It should have the same hack that is in
> /var/dcc/libexec/start-grey that assumes an ID of 32702 if a real DCC
> server is not running.
> 
> I will fix that in the next release.  The hack really belongs in
> dcc_conf instead of duplicated in cron_dccd and start-grey,
> but there is no hope of getting all installations to upgrade their
> dcc_conf files.
> 
> A work around is to set GREY_SRVR_ID=32702 in dcc_conf.
> 
> 
> thanks for reporting the problem,
> Vernon Schryver    vjs@rhyolite.com
> _______________________________________________
I did the work around. Seems to have cured the trouble.
Thank You
Dean




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