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CVS commit: pkgsrc/sysutils/cfengine3
Module Name: pkgsrc
Committed By: pettai
Date: Sun Feb 6 18:44:24 UTC 2011
pkgsrc/sysutils/cfengine3: Makefile PLIST distinfo
pkgsrc/sysutils/cfengine3/files: cfexecd.sh cfmonitord.sh
3.1.4 (Bugfix and Stability release)
Some urgent patches to 3.1.3.
Class validation parse bug fixed.
Global zone handling error for solaris fixed.
Package architectures handled correctly (bug #456).
Reading and writing of key name "root-.pub" eliminated (bug #442, #453).
cf-serverd crash because of race condition on SERVER_KEYSEEN fixed.
Lock purging to avoid remnant complexity explosion (bug #430).
Some copyright notices added that got lost.
3.1.3 (Stability release)
Major memory leaks in cf-monitord, cf-execd, cf-serverd fixed (bug
The daemons now show no growth even with very complex policies.
cf-serverd crash due to race condition in DeleteScope() fixed (bug
Added 30 second timeout on recv() on Linux.
package_noverify_returncode implemented (bug #256).
A flexible mechanism for setting classes based on return codes of
commands has been introduced. Allows for setting promise kept,
repaired or failed based on any return codes. This is currently
implemented for commands-promises, package-manager commands and
transformer in files. In classes body, see attributes
kept_returncodes, repaired_returncodes, failed_returncodes (bug
New function ip2host - reverse DNS lookup (bug #146).
3.1.2 (Scalability/efficiency release)
Big efficiency improvements by caching output from
cf-promises. Can also be used for much more efficent policy
deployment (only pull if changed).
Caching state of ps command for greater efficiency. Reloaded for each
Index class lookup improves efficiency of class evaluation for huge
Fixed issue where certain promiser strings got corrupted.
Minor memory access issues fixed.
Iterator bug introduced in 3.1.0 fixed
3.1.1 (Bugfix release)
Memory leaks in server tracked down and fixed.
List expansion bug (one list items not executed) fixed.
Security issue introduced by change of runcommand shell policy fixed.
If users defined a runcommand for cf-runagent/cf-serverd communication,
possible to execute commands.
cf-key -s command for showing key hash/IP address identity pairs
Change in storage of public keys. Cfengine now hashes the public key
and uses this
as the keyname. Keys will be converted automatically.
The old dynamic addresses lists are deprecated.
Caching of dns and key information for greater server speed.
Change in last-seen format reflects the public key usage.
New package policy addupdate - installs package if not there and
updates it otherwise.
Support for package_changes => "bulk" in file repository as well.
New special function readstringarrayidx, similar to readstringarray,
but uses integer indeces. Very useful if first row elements are
not good identifiers (e.g. contains spaces, non-unique, etc.).
Change two log formats to use time() instead of date()
- total compliance
Change from using md5 to sha256 as default digest for commercial
community retains md5 for compat.
Commands not returning 0 in commands-promises are flagged
Adjustable timeout on connect(). Defaults to 10 seconds, adjustable
with default_timeout in agent control.
Redesign of the knowledge map infrastructure.
Now possible to use variables to call methods, e.g
"name $(list)" usebundle => $(list)("abc");
See reference manual notes
Changes to normal ordering to optimize execution.
Increased stability by always initializing Attribute and Promise
When running cf-promises in dry-run mode (-n), the user does not need
to put binaries in WORKDIR/bin. For example, non-privileged users can
Source control revision added in version string if run in verbose mode
(e.g. "cf-promises -vV"). This needs some refining, uses revision of a
New semantics in return values of list functions. Null values are now
and there is no iteration over empty lists. The value "cf_null" is
use as a null iterator.
Showing paths allowed/denied access to when cf-serverd is run in
Bug in server fixed for dynamic addresses.
File handle closure bugfix - too many open databases.
Seg fault in mount files fix.
Twin used in cf-execd without checking.
Check_root set wrong directory permissions at source not destination.
Error message degraded in body definition.
Undefined body not warned as error.
Various build enahncements.
Package_list_update called only once per manager, and fixed crash.
Version number bug in packages.
Encryption problems fixed - client key buffer was uninitialized.
Classes-promisers are now automatically canonified when class
strings are defined, to simplifying the use of variables in classes.
New scalars sys.cf_version and sys.nova_version that hold Cfengine
Attribute package_delete_convention added, to allow customizable
package name in delete command during update.
package_list_update_ifelapsed limit added.
Private variable $(firstrepo) is available in package_name_convention
and package_delete_convention in order to expand the full path to
a package, which is required by some managers.
Some of the threading code is rewritten and made more robust. This
synchronizing access to the lastseen database from the server.
Bad initialization of BSD flags fixed
Multiple variable expansion issues in control fixed for server and agent
Allow ignore_missing_bundles to affect methods: bundles too
Run agent trust dialogue fixed
Bug in CPU monitoring, increasing time scale caused linear decay
of CPU measurement.
Bug in Setuid log storage, fix.
Hooks added for new Nova virtualization promises.
Multithreading mutex failed to collide during cfservd leading to
dropped authentication under heavy load.
Class cancellation in promises to create better class feedback,
allows emulation of switch/case semantics etc
Value of SA measurement promises
Special function getenv() which returns the contents of an
environment variable (on all platforms).
New function translatepath for generic Windows
New function escape() to escape literals as regular expressions (like
New function host2ip for caching IP address lookup
New function regextract for setting variables with backreferences
New variables for the components $(sys.cf_agent), $(sys.cf_know) etc
pointing to the binaries.
More robust integrated database implementation; closing all
handles when receiving signals, self-healing on corruption.
Package installation on localhost without a manager like yum completed,
multiple repositories searched, and universal methods.
sha256 .. new hashes in openssl included in syntax tree.
End of line autocropping in readfile (hopefully intelligent)
hashmatch function incorrectly implemented -
old debugging code left behind. Fix.
Unknown user is now interpretated as "same user",
so that we give cfengine a chance to fix
Unregistered addresses no longer report "(Non registered IP)",
but return as the address itself when doing reverse lookups.
(Sorry for the long commit message)
To generate a diff of this commit:
cvs rdiff -u -r1.2 -r1.3 pkgsrc/sysutils/cfengine3/Makefile \
cvs rdiff -u -r18.104.22.168 -r0 pkgsrc/sysutils/cfengine3/files/cfagent.sh
cvs rdiff -u -r0 -r1.1 pkgsrc/sysutils/cfengine3/files/cfexecd.sh \
cvs rdiff -u -r0 -r1.1 pkgsrc/sysutils/cfengine3/patches/patch-aa
Please note that diffs are not public domain; they are subject to the
copyright notices on the relevant files.
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