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|Summary:||SNIPPET::a_b_c matches on file a_b (because it exists), causing an error on the remote install machine|
|Product:||[Fedora] Fedora||Reporter:||Jon Hermansen <jhermansen>|
|Component:||cobbler||Assignee:||Michael DeHaan <mdehaan>|
|Status:||CLOSED NEXTRELEASE||QA Contact:||Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
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|Last Closed:||2008-05-14 10:42:49 EDT||Type:||---|
|oVirt Team:||---||RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:|
Description Jon Hermansen 2007-09-24 18:30:48 EDT
Description of problem: I have two kickstart templates, one for FC6 and above, one for FC5 and below. I have changed the SNIPPET lines in each kickstart template to provide for different partitioning schemes (since RHEL4 uses diskdump, and RHEL5 uses kdump and doesn't need a dedicated partition to dump to). I used the original partition_select as a template, but forked it off to two similar filenames, each with their own respective partitioning configuration. Since the filenames were so similar, my SNIPPET lines matched on the original snippet and not my customized snippets. Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): [jherm@jherm-fedora ~]$ rpm -qa | grep -i cobbler revisor-cobbler-126.96.36.199-2.fc7 cobbler-0.6.1-2.fc7 [jherm@jherm-fedora ~]$ rpm -qa | grep -i cheetah python-cheetah-2.0-0.5.rc8.fc7 [jherm@jherm-fedora ~]$ rpm -qa | grep -i koan koan-0.6.1-2.fc7 ================================================================================ How reproducible: Everytime Steps to Reproduce: 1. Copy /var/lib/cobbler/snippets/partition_select to /var/lib/cobbler/snippets/partition_select_fc6 and make some modification to it so you can tell it is not included when you sync cobbler. 2. In kickstart_fc6.ks, reference your customized snippet. 3. View the unexpected result in /var/www/cobbler/kickstarts/blahblah/blah.ks Actual results: In the case of "SNIPPET::a_b_c", cobbler/cheetah matches on file a_b Expected results: The variable name does not end until a space (or some other delimiter), and the true file we want to use is read in. Additional info:
Comment 1 Jon Hermansen 2007-09-24 18:32:54 EDT
After writing this bug I realize it may also be a bug in Cheetah. I didn't look at the code. Please reply to my e-mail if you need me to change any information related to this bug.
Comment 2 Michael DeHaan 2007-10-30 15:33:36 EDT
Thanks, and very sorry for the late response. This apparently got lost by my mail filter. This is a bug in Cobbler, not Cheetah. As a workaround though, you can just use Cheetah's built-in include function and specify the full path to the file. http://cheetahtemplate.org/docs/users_guide_html/users_guide.html#SECTION000860000000000000000 I may look at making the "SNIPPET" parts automatically get replaced by Cheetah include directives in the future. Another alternative would be to just sort the snippet names so the longest names get replaced first.
Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 10:29:02 EDT
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Comment 4 Michael DeHaan 2008-05-14 10:42:49 EDT
This one got lost in bugzilla. My apologies. I'll reopen this here in Trac and verify that it is no longer a problem, and if it's still there, I'll fix this for the next release. https://fedorahosted.org/cobbler/ticket/138
Comment 5 Michael DeHaan 2008-05-14 11:11:47 EDT
Ok, I looked over 0.9.X/1.0's code (the devel branch in git) and that uses a different system for replacing snippets and does not have this problem. So this is fixed upstream and will be included in the 1.0 release. Thanks!