#include fails silently.

Bug #1734939 reported by Scott Moser on 2017-11-28
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
cloud-init
High
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cloud-init (Ubuntu)
High
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Bug Description

Cloud-init can fail to download a url in '#include' for reasons such
as bug 1734167 but not represent that failure anywhere.

$ curl --silent https://hastebin.com/raw/coladicuva
#!/bin/sh
cat /proc/uptime | tee /run/user-script-uptime

$ lxc launch ubuntu-daily:bionic b4 "--config=user.user-data=#include https://hastebin.com/raw/coladicuva"

$ sleep 20
$ lxc exec b4 grep WARN /var/log/cloud-init.log
2017-11-28 16:49:12,251 - user_data.py[WARNING]: HTTPSConnectionPool(host='hastebin.com', port=443): Max retries exceeded with url: /raw/coladicuva (Caused by NewConnectionError('<urllib3.connection.VerifiedHTTPSConnection object at 0x7f20736a4e80>: Failed to establish a new connection: [Errno -3] Temporary failure in name resolution',)) for url: https://hastebin.com/raw/coladicuva

$ lxc exec b4 cat /run/cloud-init/result.json
{
 "v1": {
  "datasource": "DataSourceNoCloud [seed=/var/lib/cloud/seed/nocloud-net][dsmode=net]",
  "errors": []
 }
}

Related bugs:
 * bug 1734167: DNS doesn't work in no-cloud as launched by ubuntu

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 18.04
Package: cloud-init 17.1-41-g76243487-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.13.0-16.19-generic 4.13.4
Uname: Linux 4.13.0-16-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.8-0ubuntu2
Architecture: amd64
CloudName: NoCloud
Date: Tue Nov 28 16:38:49 2017
PackageArchitecture: all
ProcEnviron:
 TERM=xterm-256color
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 LANG=C.UTF-8
SourcePackage: cloud-init
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
cloud-init-log-warnings: 2017-11-28 16:37:17,380 - user_data.py[WARNING]: HTTPConnectionPool(host='smoser.brickies.net', port=80): Max retries exceeded with url: /ubuntu/nocloud/user-data (Caused by NewConnectionError('<urllib3.connection.HTTPConnection object at 0x7f66a4f01f28>: Failed to establish a new connection: [Errno -3] Temporary failure in name resolution',)) for url: http://smoser.brickies.net/ubuntu/nocloud/user-data
user_data.txt: #include http://smoser.brickies.net/ubuntu/nocloud/user-data

Scott Moser (smoser) wrote :
Changed in cloud-init (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
importance: Undecided → High
Changed in cloud-init:
status: New → Confirmed
importance: Undecided → High
Scott Moser (smoser) on 2017-11-29
description: updated
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