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Re: FYI: 8.5 and 7.11 planning

On Thu, May 19, 2016 at 02:41:19PM +0000, Holger Levsen wrote:
> On Wed, May 18, 2016 at 08:41:59PM +0200, Wolfgang Schweer wrote:
> > > > 1. Mounting of homedirs fails randomly. This is probably due to buggy nscd
> > > > netgroup caching (791562). As a workaround disable netgroup caching (on
> > As Giorgio Pioda pointed out (another thread), the problem still exists. 
> > I've setup a jessie based VirtualBox environment from scratch and can 
> > confirm that he is right. So disabling of nscd netgroup caching is still 
> > needed.
> sigh. so we somehow need to address this. I'm slightly in favor of
> documenting it (because the fix is to disable a wanted feature
> basically) but would also be open to include a fix which does that and
> then documenting that.
> But as both options seem less than ideal I'm slightly in favor of just
> updating the docs. This means the least amount of work now *and* when
> the fix is found. (Cause then we would also need to revert those two
> changes, instead of one…)

Yes, seems to be the best way to go.
> d-e, d-e-i and d-e-c have all been uploaded to unstable now, I'm just a
> bit reluctant to upload d-e-doc as the Danish and Dutch versions 
> the brand new stretch-manual as PDF are broken and missing… but then,
> this aint a regression and sid is still in development, so I might as
> well just upload. (So that we have a higher version in sid when we want
> to upload to jessie-proposed-updates…)

Sounds reasonable.
> > # Disable nscd netgroup caching, get rid of GOsa popup (only needed for Main-Server profile).
> > if echo "$PROFILE" | grep -q 'Main-Server' ; then
> >     systemctl stop nscd.service
> >     sleep 1
> >     if [ -e /var/cache/nscd/netgroup ] ; then
> >         rm /var/cache/nscd/netgroup
> >     fi
> >     sed -i '/netgroup/ s=yes=no=' /etc/nscd.conf
> >     systemctl start nscd.service
> >     sed -i 's/".*"/""/' /etc/gosa/gosa.conf
> > fi
> we might put this on
> https://wiki.debian.org/DebianEdu/Documentation/Jessie/GettingStarted ?!
> With a nice warning /!\ ?! :)

Yes, except for the last sed command which would be superfluous if 
gosa.conf is already shipped with an empty configVersion string.


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