[Mageia-sysadm] Puppet Report for jonund.mageia.org

nicolas vigier boklm at mars-attacks.org
Mon Nov 8 11:02:12 CET 2010

On Mon, 08 Nov 2010, Michael Scherer wrote:

> Le lundi 08 novembre 2010 à 02:49 +0100, report at valstar.mageia.org a
> écrit :
> > Mon Nov 08 02:49:15 +0100 2010 /Stage[main]/Iurt/File[/home/buildbot/.iurt.cauldron.conf]/ensure (err): change from absent to present failed: Could not set 'present on ensure: No such file or directory - /home/buildbot/.iurt.cauldron.conf.puppettmp_2881 at /etc/puppet/modules/iurt/manifests/init.pp:17
> Since I have enabled error messages ( commit 166 and 202 ) sent by mail,
> we now receive error when puppet apply a manifest.
> This one failed because the /home/buildbot/.iurt.cauldron.conf file
> cannot be created, because /home/buildbot do not exist. 
> So 2 questions : 
> - do we really need to have a hidden config file ( afaik, this was done
> mainly to not clutter the home directory of regular user ), and do we
> really need to place iurt configuration file in /home/foo when foo is
> not a real user but a system one ?. 

I think we should set home directory for non real users to

> Wouldn't it make sense to do like any other software and place it
> in /etc/iurt/iurt.cauldron.conf ?

Yes, I think it would make sense.

More information about the Mageia-sysadm mailing list