On 02/26/2015 03:28 AM, Nathan Kinder wrote:
> Hi,
> The two attached patches address some issues that affect
> ipa-client-install when syncing time from the NTP server.  Now that we
> use ntpd to perform the time sync, the client install can end up hanging
> forever when the server is not reachable (firewall issues, etc.).  These
> patches address the issues in two different ways:
> 1 - Don't attempt to sync time when --no-ntp is specified.
> 2 - Implement a timeout capability that is used when we run ntpd to
> perform the time sync to prevent indefinite hanging.
> The one potentially contentious issue is that this introduces a new
> dependency on python-subprocess32 to allow us to have timeout support
> when using Python 2.x.  This is packaged for Fedora, but I don't see it
> on RHEL or CentOS currently.  It would need to be packaged there.
> https://fedorahosted.org/freeipa/ticket/4842
> Thanks,
> -NGK

Thanks for Patches. For the second patch, I would really prefer to avoid new
dependency, especially if it's not packaged in RHEL/CentOS. Maybe we could use
some workaround instead, as in:




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