[Pkg-puppet-devel] Bug#509566: Puppet: setting timeout to 0 causes puppet to try requesting a certificate infinitely often
paravoid at debian.org
Thu Jan 8 02:56:38 UTC 2009
found 509566 0.24.5-3
found 509566 0.24.6-1
Setting waitforcert to "5" helps a bit, but it is still a problem IMO.
Actually, I think the bug lies in the code, and not in the configuration.
The manpage mentions
"You can turn off waiting for certificates by specifying a time of 0."
and I think that your original intention was that, which seems quite
The code, however, suggests that 0 means "try without waiting at all".
If you go down the way of having a timeout in the first place instead of
fixing the code, then I think that the upstream-provided,
default-if-omitted of 120 seconds is much more sane.
And I can't see a reason for diverging from that in Debian.
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