[rancid] Re: FreeBSD 7.0 + Expect 5.43.0 -- Do I need to patch expect?
ecables at gmail.com
Tue Nov 18 21:17:59 UTC 2008
Well, given the alert on expect's homepage, I'm not sure upgrading is
the best option..
Alert: Version 5.44 of Expect has been recalled due to unresolved
problems. Please use 5.43.0. All links below point to 5.43.0 - Don
On Tue, Nov 18, 2008 at 11:35 AM, Sam Munzani <smunzani at comcast.net> wrote:
> I had similar issues a few months ago. Instead of spending time on debug, I chose to use the source from shruberry.net(2.3.2a7 version) instead of ports and used expect version 220.127.116.11. Everything seems to work with this combination.
> Fri, Nov 14, 2008 at 03:47:39PM -0800, Eric Cables:
> Is this something I can do when I discover the process is hung, or something
> that has to be prepared before it hangs? For example, if I come back into
> the office on Monday to find RANCID hung, is there anything I can do to
> collect forensics as to what caused it to hang?
> I don't believe so. Looking back, Randy has already provided enough to
> identify the problem and access to his machine. So, I need to find the
> time to debug it.
> If anyone with the knowledge to debug it wants to work on it; my notes
> indicate that we found that globs are broken. since, there may have been
> other changes with fbsd ports that have changed that.
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