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failed match error in augeas

asked 2015-01-09 08:16:53 -0600

Chutki gravatar image


I am doing sample test with simplelines.lns

below is my file

test test1
test test2
test test3

below is my manifests

class testfile::testfile1 {
augeas { "testfile":
    lens    => 'Simplelines.lns',
    incl    => '/tmp/testfile',
    changes =>  "set 1/test/test1 test5",


but I am getting error

Put failed on one or more files, output from /augeas//error:
Debug: Augeas[testfile](provider=augeas): /augeas/files/tmp/testfile/error = put_failed
Debug: Augeas[testfile](provider=augeas): /augeas/files/tmp/testfile/error/path = /files/tmp/testfile/1
Debug: Augeas[testfile](provider=augeas): /augeas/files/tmp/testfile/error/lens = /opt/puppet/share/augeas/lenses/dist/simplelines.aug:28.8-29.32:
Debug: Augeas[testfile](provider=augeas): /augeas/files/tmp/testfile/error/message = Failed to match

  with tree
    { "test" }stfile::Testfile1/Augeas[testfile]: Could not evaluate: Saving failed, see debug 

Debug: Augeas[testfile](provider=augeas): Closed the augeas connection
Error: /Stage[main]/TeI all the below options to replace "test test1" to "test test5"

what I want is, to replace "test test1" to "test test5"

changes =>  ["set 1/test test1",
                 "set 1/test/test1 test5",]

    changes =>  ["set 1/test test1",
                 "set 1/test/test1[1] test5",]

but still getting same error.

Also I tried to add an entry after test1 "test test1" to "test test1 test5"

changes =>  [ "set 1/test[1] test1",
              "set 1/test[2] test5"  ]

changes => ["set 1 test",
            "set 1/test test1",
        "set 1/test/test1 tes5"]

But none of my manifests got compiled. I am getting one or the other error.

I had look at /usr/share/augeas/simpleline.lns, my understanding it could just replace like

changes => ["set 1 test5",
            "set 2 tes6"]

the file change like

test test3

I dont find anything releated to append file for simplelines.lns like with alias[3].(Please correct me if my understaning is wrong). Please help me out why I am getting error.

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answered 2015-01-09 08:30:13 -0600

domcleal gravatar image


changes => 'set 1 "test test5"'

This changes line 1 to the value "test test5". If you need something else, please say precisely, as the question appears obfuscated.

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I wanna do two test cases 1) need to replace test1 to test5 (in line one, column two) from "test test1" to "test test5" need to edit only column two 2) wanna insert new value in column i.e, "test test1" to "test test1 test5". These wanna achieve in augeas. .Just testing for my learning purpose.

Chutki gravatar imageChutki ( 2015-01-10 11:30:23 -0600 )edit

Hi Domcleal, Is there any update on this. I am waiting for your response.

Chutki gravatar imageChutki ( 2015-01-19 11:31:17 -0600 )edit

I think you'd have to develop your own lens then to represent this file format, then you could set individual columns.

domcleal gravatar imagedomcleal ( 2015-01-20 02:45:19 -0600 )edit

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