NRPE 2.13 not working with Solaris 11
raos at opencsw.org
Wed Apr 30 14:25:18 CEST 2014
On Wed, Apr 30, 2014 at 02:18:38PM +0200, Dagobert Michelsen wrote:
> Am 30.04.2014 um 14:16 schrieb Alexander Winkler <work at winkler-alexander.de>:
> > this patch worked and nrpe is up and running again.
> > Thank you very much.
> > It seems to be a generic problem with S11. Will you update the cswnrpe package?
> @Rafi: I guess Juergen is missing in action, there are also some other bugs open:
> Can you please have a look?
> Best regards
> ? Dago
> > Bye,
> > Alex
> > 2014-04-30 14:08 GMT+02:00 Rafael Ostertag <raos at opencsw.org>:
> > Hi Alex
> > On Wed, Apr 30, 2014 at 11:49:06AM +0200, Alexander Winkler wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > > I have been running an Solaris 11.1 System with your nrpe 2.12. This
> > > package was quite old from a stable branch.
> > > Today, I updated my stalbe mirror and there was an nrpe update 2.13. It
> > > works with every Solaris 10 system, but not with solaris 11:
> > >
> > > The service goes into maintenance:
> > > [ Apr 30 11:36:02 Executing start method
> > > ("/var/opt/csw/svc/method/svc-cswnrpe start"). ]
> > > /var/opt/csw/svc/method/svc-cswnrpe: line 44: syntax error at line 58: `('
> > > unexpected
> > > [ Apr 30 11:36:02 Method "start" exited with status 3. ]
> > >
> > > It seems like an scripting error, since nrpe seems to work:
> > Yes, nrpe works just fine.
> > I attached a patch. Copy it to the affected Sol11 machines and do
> > # patch -p0 < /path/to/patchfile
> > Essentially, the patch adds
> > unalias -a
> > to the top of /etc/opt/csw/init.d/cswnrpe.
> > > But i haven't been able to find the reason yet.
> > > Can anybody reproduce this problem?
> > The problem is, that in Sol11, /bin/sh is a link to ksh which by default
> > defines some aliases, and `stop' is one of them. The nrpe start script dies on
> > line 58, because a function is defined which is also called `stop'. So, when
> > the script is read, line 58 is expanded to 'kill -s STOP' which doesn't make
> > much sense in that context.
> > Let me know of the outcome.
> > cheers
> > rafi
> > >
> > > Best regards
> > > Alex
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