[Pkg-puppet-devel] Bug#721833: puppet agent doesn't always cleanup lockfile properly leading to inoperable puppet agents

Frank Groetzner fgroetzner at nicos-ag.com
Wed Sep 4 13:09:21 UTC 2013

Package: puppet
Version: 2.7.18-5
Severity: important

This puppet version seems to suffer from the following bug that leads to
puppet clients that are no longer working after some time:


Best regards,

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 7.1
  APT prefers stable-updates
  APT policy: (500, 'stable-updates'), (500, 'stable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 3.2.0-4-amd64 (SMP w/1 CPU core)
Locale: LANG=de_DE.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=de_DE.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages puppet depends on:
ii  dpkg           1.16.10
ii  puppet-common  2.7.18-5
ii  ruby1.8

Versions of packages puppet recommends:
ii  ruby [rdoc]  1:1.9.3

Versions of packages puppet suggests:
pn  etckeeper   <none>
pn  puppet-el   <none>
pn  vim-puppet  <none>

-- no debconf information

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