Jeremy's server isn't syncing again

Jeremy Utley jeremy at jutley.org
Sat Oct 30 09:47:30 PDT 2004


Anderson Lizardo wrote:

>On Wednesday 27 October 2004 19:00, Jeremy Utley wrote:
>  
>
>>>Don't think it's my server this time.  lfs.osuosl.org is also behind,
>>>as are a lot of others.
>>>
>>>Alexander, did your recent alterations of update-website.sh by any
>>>chance mess with the setting of the timestamp?  A change in the
>>>timestamp is what triggers an update - without that, any mirror that
>>>uses the published rsync script will not sync properly.
>>>
>>>-J-
>>>      
>>>
>>Oops, sorry, I meant Anderson :)
>>
>>Looks like that's the case - the timestamp file that triggers a mirror
>>to rsync hasn't changed in quite some time, which is why my mirror is
>>not sync'ing.  I'll force a manual update for now.  Anderson - please
>>check your render-website script to ensure it's properly updating this
>>timestamp, or we need to notify all mirror maintainers to alter their
>>scripts to rsync the website.
>>    
>>
>
>Not sure it's the new script fault... As you can see from the messages it 
>sends to the list, it's only touching /home/test.linuxfromscratch.org for 
>now.
>
>I just found there is a stale /tmp/update-website-in-progress lock file (from 
>Oct 22), which is probably preventing the script from running.
>
>BTW, Jeremy, can you "transfer" the cron job from gerard's account to my 
>account so I can disable it right before putting the new script on-line?
>
>Thanks,
>  
>
The cron jobs are all in /etc/fcrontab, so to disable them, you'd need 
write access to that file.  Sorry, but you'll have to work thru me to 
get that changed over.

-J-




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