[et-mgmt-tools] Two easy to fix bugs in cobbler

Michael DeHaan mdehaan at redhat.com
Tue Sep 25 15:10:45 UTC 2007

Matthias Saou wrote:
> Hi,
> Both "bugs" are with cobbler-0.6.1-2 from Fedora.
> First one :
> Using "url --url $tree" in a kickstart file doesn't work with cobbler,
> as it wants the equal sign : "url --url=$tree"... but both are valid
> kickstart syntax, so cobbler should probably be fixed to allow both
> syntaxes.

Cobbler accepts kickstart files as plaintext. What do you mean by 
"doesn't work with Cobbler"?

It is true there's a regex in koan that needs to be tweaked to allow 
validation of the later, though I wasn't
sure if you were talking about that or not.

> Second one :
> The /etc/logrotate.d/cobblerd_rotate file should be fixed :
> - Add "missingok" since otherwise a daily error is sent about no logs
> existing if cobbler was installed but has never been run.

This is already added in git.

> - Add ">/dev/null" to the restart line, to not get the useless output
> by email. Alternately, "condrestart" could be used instead of the
> test+restart, since it's implemented in the init script.

Will do.

> If I should bugzilla these to keep track of them, please let me know.

Email is good enough. Thanks!

> Matthias

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