Julie & Stephen, We'll, I guess I don't know what's causing the pqinsert problem, then. As I indicated, I didn't have any problem. The SIGSEGV problem will be fixed in the next release. For the moment, the workaround is not to use an invalid option. > Unidata LDM Support wrote, On 06/12/2013 04:43 PM: > > Julie, > > > > Well, I logged onto Puffin and the LDM user and was able to add > > data-products to the product-queue using pqinsert(1) and receive > > notifications of their addition. > > Steve, fwiw, there's still clearly a programming bug causing Segfaults in the > 'usage()' function of pqinsert that needs to be addressed regardless of the > functionality of pqinsert in this case. > Can you enter that bug internally? see my backtrace report in the earlier > e-mail. > Subject: #61818: Fwd: [LDM #VLF-828955]: ldm-6.11.5 pqinsert problems > Let me know if you need that output again... > > > The LDM user account information is non-standard: > > > > fgrep ldm /etc/passwd > > +ldm:x::::: > > > > This means no home-directory or user-shell. This might cause problems. I > > just don't know because we've never tried that. > > The '+' indicates that this is an NIS account, and to retrieve any empty > fields from the NIS server: > > puffin:~# getent passwd ldm > ldm:x:11101:10012:Local Data Manager:/home/ldm:/bin/csh > > puffin:~# getent -s files passwd ldm (use local files to lookup user > entry = nothing found) > puffin:~# getent -s nis passwd ldm (use the YP/NIS system to lookup the > user = full record) > ldm:x:11101:10012:Local Data Manager:/home/ldm:/bin/csh > > So, that's not an issue. > > > I did have to add $HOME/bin to the LDM-user's PATH environment variable in > > order to get things to work. > > > > I recommend completing the LDM user account information and setting the LDM > > user's profile-files according to the installation instructions. > > again, not an actual issue. > > > Be advised that if the pqinsert(1) process is run outside of the LDM > > process-group, then the upstream LDM-s will not receive a SIGCONT when a > > new product is added to the product-queue. In this case, the fail-safe > > behavior of the upstream LDM processes is to check the product-queue every > > 30 seconds for new data-products. > > > > Most sites that use pqinsert(1) execute it indirectly via an EXEC entry in > > the LDM configuration-file (etc/ldmd.conf) to avoid this delay. > > I'll let Julie figure out if this addresses her original issue (i'm just the > sysadmin here) > > > > > Regards, > > Steve Emmerson > > > > Ticket Details > > =================== > > Ticket ID: VLF-828955 > > Department: Support LDM > > Priority: Normal > > Status: Closed > > > > thanks for checking in, > > --stephen > > -- > Stephen Dowdy - Systems Administrator - NCAR/RAL > 303.497.2869 - address@hidden - http://www.ral.ucar.edu/~sdowdy/ > > Regards, Steve Emmerson Ticket Details =================== Ticket ID: VLF-828955 Department: Support LDM Priority: Normal Status: Closed
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