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Problems with Exec in Puppet

asked 2014-02-12 14:45:10 -0500

MichaelT gravatar image

I want to execute the following command with puppet and exec:

sb2-init rasp /home/ubuntu/raspberry_pi_development/tools/arm-bcm2708/gcc-linaro-arm-linux-gnueabihf-raspbian/bin/arm-linux-gnueabihf-gcc

My Puppet Ressource:

exec { "initSB2":
    command => "sb2-init rasp /home/ubuntu/raspberry_pi_development/tools/arm-bcm2708/gcc-linaro-arm-linux-gnueabihf-raspbian/bin/arm-linux-gnueabihf-gcc" ,
    cwd => "/home/vagrant/raspberry_pi_development/rootfs",
    path => "/home/vagrant/raspberry_pi_development/scratchbox2/bin",
    user => 'vagrant',
    logoutput => true,

the sb2-init command is in the "/home/vagrant/raspberrypidevelopment/scratchbox2/bin" directory and i want to execute this command in the "/home/vagrant/raspberrypidevelopment/rootfs" Folder.

When i execute this puppet-manifest i get:

notice: /Stage[main]//Exec[initSB2]/returns: /home/vagrant/raspberry_pi_development/scratchbox2/bin ...
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When you type it manually, are you 'vagrant' or some other user? That'd make a difference. You should test the script as 'vagrant'.

giavac gravatar imagegiavac ( 2014-02-13 04:30:12 -0500 )edit

I have used the script as vagrant manually

MichaelT gravatar imageMichaelT ( 2014-02-13 11:25:13 -0500 )edit

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answered 2014-02-13 04:32:20 -0500

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You need to make sure in the PATH you have all the directory containing the shell itself but also all the other executable launch from this shell. I guess that it calls other shells which are not in the defined PATH.

path can contain an array of strings like that:

path => ['/path/to/dir1', '/path/to/dir2', '/path/to/dir3']

Hope this helps.

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I used "echo $PATH" and copied all entries to my puppet path variable as you showed but not working either :-(

MichaelT gravatar imageMichaelT ( 2014-02-13 11:26:30 -0500 )edit

Are you sure to test manually with vagrant user inside the directory "/home/vagrant/raspberry_pi_development/rootfs" ? (to be as closed as possible of your exec). Can you post your new ...(more)

doc75 gravatar imagedoc75 ( 2014-02-13 12:14:00 -0500 )edit

You are right doc, i now tested with vagrant and it not worked! then i tried with sudo and it worked! that means that i can remove the "user => vagrant ...(more)

MichaelT gravatar imageMichaelT ( 2014-02-13 13:16:43 -0500 )edit

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