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Re: What happened to SOUGHT rules' server?

From: Jason Bertoch <jason_at_nospam>
Date: Thu Oct 14 2010 - 16:30:53 GMT

On 2010/03/16 5:03 PM, Karsten Bräckelmann wrote:
>>>>> How is this messing you up? This should not affect any of your other
>>>>> channels. The only effect is that the sought rules don't get updated.
>>>> I'm not sure how everyone else is doing it, but my script checks for
>>>> updates using --channelfile, then runs sa-compile if sa-update returns
>>>> 0. If a channel fails, sa-update returns something other than 0. Sure,
>>>> my old rules are intact and the server continues to run normally, but
>>>> I'm not getting the benefit of updates in other channels.
>>> This sounds like an improvement to sa-compile would be beneficial,
>>> so as to distinguish 'some updates available' from 'none' and
>>> 'all ok, updated'. Please open a feature request.
> s/compile/update/ # :)
>> In order to properly open a feature request, I'd like to get a better
>> idea where you're going with this. It seems to me that a new exit code
>> from sa-update would be more appropriate than running sa-compile every
>> time just in case. Maybe I misunderstand?
> Yup, seems that is it. There are only all-or-nothing exit codes (0 and 4
> respectively) in this scenario.

It looks like the SOUGHT server is having issues again, so Bug 6380 is
again relevant. Does anyone know the status of the SOUGHT server or if
any work has been done on the bug?

-- /Jason