[ic] Upgrade procedure

Peter peter at pajamian.dhs.org
Sun Jun 14 21:29:15 UTC 2009

On 06/14/2009 01:32 PM, Grant wrote:
>>> Database variable scalar parameter VARIABLE.TXT redefined to "TAB", was "TAB".
>> You have a duplicate Database line for your variable database.  check
>> your catalog.cfg and included files (including files in the dbconf
>> directory and subdirectories).
> You're right, I had variable.dbm in both dbconf/default_db and
> dbconf/mysql.  I noticed I also have identical access.dbm and
> mv_metadata.dbm files in those locations.  Does variable have special
> handling in this case?

Only the ones in the mysql directory should get pulled in.  Check your
catalog.cfg for an extra Database line for the variable file.

>>> Warning while compiling UserTag 'ups_query':
>>> "my" variable $result masks earlier declaration in same scope at
>>> /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.8.8/Business/UPS.pm line 97, <SYSTAG>
>>> line 154.
>> This is an issue with Business::UPS and needs to be taken up with the
>> author of that module.  It is porobably safe to ignore the warning, though.
> OK but should that usertag be disincluded from IC since it has a problem?
> code/UserTag/ups_query.tag

If you're not using ups then you should be able to exclude the usertag
without problems.  I would not consider the warning you mention to be
enough of a "problem" to merit removing the usertag from IC.

>>> 3. I use Interchange::Link and I had to add "SocketPerms 0666" to
>>> interchange.cfg.  I get the following warning in the global error.log:
>>> ALERT: /usr/local/interchange/etc/socket socket permissions are
>>> insecure; are you sure you want permissions 666?
>> If you trust everyone who has access to the server then you generally
>> don't have to worry about that, but it's a good idea to fix it anyways.
>>  The proper way to fix it is to properly set the owner and suid
>> permissions bit on your vlink file so that it can access the socket
>> without requiring 666 permissions on the socket.
> Do I need to stick with 666 permissions since I'm using
> Interchange::Link instead of vlink?

I missed that you're using Interchange::Link.  I don't use that or know
much about it so someone else will have to answer your question.


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