On Tue, Jan 13, 2015 at 05:29:16PM -0600, Bryan Drewery wrote: > On 1/13/2015 5:11 PM, Craig Rodrigues wrote: > > Hi, > > > > Ahmed Kamal, a devops expert, is helping me to script the steps to > > upgrade a cluster of FreeBSD machines. For certain machines, > > we want to track the official FreeBSD releases and use freebsd-update > > to install official updates. > > > > We found that when the invocation of freebsd-update was scripted > > and not run via a real tty, we can into this error: > > > > "freebsd-update fetch should not be run non-interactively." > > > > There are various workarounds mentioned on various web pages. > > However, should we modify freebsd-update so that it can work better > > when not run via a real tty? This would make it more devops/automation > > friendly. > > > > The closest thing I have found is "freebsd-update cron", which can fetch > > the updates and run without a real tty. The only problem with > > "freebsd-update cron" > > is that it sleeps a random amount of time between 1 and 3600 seconds before > > fetching the updates. This is OK when run in a cron job, > > but not OK when run as part of a devops automation framework. > > > > Anybody have ideas as to the best way to proceed in fixing this in > > freebsd-update? > > -- > > Craig > > > sed -i '' -e 's,-t 0 ];,-t 0 ] \&\& [ 0 -eq 1 ],' /usr/sbin/freebsd-update > > This is untested. We'll likely put it in Poudriere as well. > > IMHO the check should be removed in the official version. > You do not need it in poudriere as the rexec binary emulates a tty to workaround this.
Best regards, Bapt
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