eucalyptus.conf should not be a conffile

Bug #487275 reported by Dustin Kirkland  on 2009-11-23
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
eucalyptus (Ubuntu)
Dustin Kirkland 
Dustin Kirkland 

Bug Description

Scripts change it.

The sysadmin can customize it.

Package upgrades are messy.

We need a cleaner method of configuration inheritance/override.

Changed in eucalyptus (Ubuntu):
status: New → Triaged
importance: Undecided → High
assignee: nobody → Dustin Kirkland (kirkland)
milestone: none → lucid-alpha-2
Changed in eucalyptus (Ubuntu Lucid):
status: Triaged → In Progress
Changed in eucalyptus (Ubuntu Lucid):
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package eucalyptus - 1.6.2~bzr1120-0ubuntu7

eucalyptus (1.6.2~bzr1120-0ubuntu7) lucid; urgency=low

  [ Thierry Carrez ]
  * debian/eucalyptus-sc.config: Ask for cluster name on SC-only installs
    (LP: #497831)

  [ Dustin Kirkland ]
  * debian/eucalyptus-common.install, debian/eucalyptus-common.manpages,
    debian/eucalyptus-common.postinst, debian/eucalyptus-common.preinst,
    debian/eucalyptus-defaults.conf, debian/eucalyptus-nc.postinst,
    debian/eucalyptus.conf, tools/euca_conf.8, tools/
    - Massive rework fixing LP: #487275, improving the conffile handling
      of eucalyptus.conf and euca_conf
      + create /usr/share/eucalyptus/eucalyptus-defaults.conf,
        which contains generic, distro defaults
      + first source /usr/share/eucalyptus/eucalyptus-defaults.conf,
        in eucalyptus.conf
      + next source /etc/eucalyptus/eucalyptus-local.conf, in
        eucalyptus.conf, containing site-specific customizations
      + finally, allow for admin customizations at the bottom of
      + move euca_conf.1 to euca_conf.8, and actually install it,
        LP: #458211
      + fix tools/ to use $FILE instead of eucalyptus.conf
      + have tools/ write to eucalyptus-local.conf
      + drop serveral postinst calls to euca_conf, now that these
        defaults are set/sourced in eucalyptus-defaults.conf
      + maintainer script fixes seeding eucalyptus-local.conf on new
        installs, moving existing eucalyptus.conf data to
        eucalyptus-local.conf on upgrades
  * debian/eucalyptus-common.links, debian/eucalyptus-common.manpages,
    tools/eucalyptus.conf.5: move most of the inline documentation from
    eucalyptus.conf to a manpage, LP: #458211
 -- Dustin Kirkland <email address hidden> Sun, 10 Jan 2010 22:08:59 -0600

Changed in eucalyptus (Ubuntu Lucid):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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