bugrdiff-backup - Bugs: bug #46669, Misleading error message if ssh...

 
 

bug #46669: Misleading error message if ssh account is unavailable

Submitted by:  Wolfgang Fahl <seppl2013>
Submitted on:  Fri 11 Dec 2015 05:18:00 PM UTC  
 
Category:  None Severity:  2 - Minor
Item Group:  None Status:  Postponed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Open

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Fri 11 Dec 2015 05:18:00 PM UTC, original submission:

If you use rdiff-backup with an account that has no shell which e.g. might happen after a system upgrade you get a misleading error message:

see http://serverfault.com/questions/742442/what-do-do-when-rdiff-backup-memoryerror-happens

Exception '' raised of class '<type 'exceptions.MemoryError'>':
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/rdiff_backup/Main.py", line 304, in error_check_Main
try: Main(arglist)
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/rdiff_backup/Main.py", line 321, in Main
rps = map(SetConnections.cmdpair2rp, cmdpairs)

But this is by no means a MemoryError.

"This account is currently not available" is returned by ssh would be the message that would clearly state what the state of affairs ist.

Wolfgang Fahl <seppl2013>

 

(Note: upload size limit is set to 16384 kB, after insertion of the required escape characters.)

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