Coda File System

Re: Coda status quo and future

From: Zetas <>
Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2010 01:46:05 -0400 (EDT)
> On Sat, Jul 24, 2010 at 03:25:54AM +0200, Jaap Winius wrote:
>> Quoting Zetas <>:
>> >I dont know if its still maintained or not, but when using the deb
>> >source on the main website it fails almost every time when
>> >installing either the server or the client on debian lenny or
>> >squeeze... So i've had to compile from  source mostly.
>> I see what you mean. When attempting to browse the ftp server, at
>> first I couldn't even connect (Argh... FTP needs to die). When
> ...
>> The target package and its six dependencies downloaded okay, albeit
>> slowly, but then something goes wrong with coda-update. Maybe I'll
> Not sure why the download was slow for you, the machine isn't busy or
> swapped out at all. The largest and busiest process is probably clamav's
> daemon. However, it may just be ftp that is slow, most people just use
> http (just replace ftp with http as shown in the last section of
>> eventually I did, I was pleased to see that the files in the squeeze
>> directory are mostly dated from March this year -- same as those in
>> the lenny directory.
> They are the same, I normally only build different binaries when there
> are significant library conflicts. The .deb packages are built in a
> Debian-stable chroot and then tested if they install on a couple of
> different Debian and Ubuntu installations.
>> Nevertheless, on a minimal lenny system, several attempts to install
>> the coda-server package failed:
>>    [...]
>>    Setting up liblwp2 (2.6) ...
>>    Setting up liblua5.1-0 (5.1.3-1) ...
>>    Setting up librpc2-5 (2.10) ...
>>    Setting up coda-update (6.9.5) ...
>>    invoke-rc.d: initscript coda-update, action "start" failed.
>>    dpkg: error processing coda-update (--configure):
>>     subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 6
> Curious, it worked here, but I probably upgraded from 6.9.4, maybe a
> directory is missing. I'd like to know where the startup is failing,
> could you run,
>     sh -x /etc/init.d/coda-update start
> Jan

On my systems the coda-start script doesn't even get installed.

Received on 2010-07-26 01:47:19