Modify

Ticket #723 (closed defect: fixed)

Opened 12 years ago

Last modified 12 years ago

Not sure how to fix: clients need to be part of a magic arch-specific group to work with Packages

Reported by: David Strauss <david@…> Owned by: desai
Priority: critical Milestone: Bcfg2 1.0.0 Release
Component: bcfg2-client Version: 1.0
Keywords: Cc:

Description

Currently, a client must be a member of a group with a name matching the architecture in order to have dependencies properly processed by the Packages plugin.

Ideally, such "magic" groups should not exist. In any case, the Packages plugin shouldn't allow any usage of a repository source if the architecture doesn't match; it shouldn't just fail to find dependencies.

Attachments

Change History

comment:1 Changed 12 years ago by desai

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to fixed

We struggled with this issue quite a bit during the design of Packages (and the need to use groups with pre-defined semantics was the major factor that made Packages a relatively recent addition to the system)

I've updated the Packages? wiki page to describe this more fully, and added a server error message to make it clear when Packages is not able to provide any information in [fce273a0e8fda3776d917f3f254b566a08c31ceb] (SVN r5424).

WARNING! You need to establish a session before you can create or edit tickets. Otherwise the ticket will get treated as spam.

View

Add a comment

Modify Ticket

Change Properties
<Author field>
Action
as closed
The resolution will be deleted. Next status will be 'reopened'
Author


E-mail address and user name can be saved in the Preferences.

 
Note: See TracTickets for help on using tickets.