fai 2.8.4 / cfengine scripts segfaults

Michael Tautschnig michael.tautschnig at zt-consulting.com
Sat Jun 11 13:07:45 CEST 2005

> Hi,
> during my latest softupdate I got an error processing my cfengine scripts. The
> log states:
> /usr/bin/fai-do-scripts: line 173: 23726 Segmentation fault      ./$file --no-lock -v -f $file -D${cfclasses} >>$LOGDIR/cfengine.log 2>&1
> Removing the --no-lock option from fai-do-scripts let the softupdate run
> without any errors.
> Is this a bug, or am I doing something wrong?
> fai: 2.8.4
> cfengine: 1.6.5

Are you by chance using the version from the version from the testing
distribution (1.6.5-2)? As I got the errors too, but only on some of my hosts, I
tried the version from stable (1.6.5-1), and this solved the problem for me!

If it solves the problem for you too, we should file a bug report against


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