[scyld-users] Python upgrade breaks admin tools

Gardner Pomper gardner at networknow.org
Tue Jan 24 14:05:23 PST 2006


These aren't Scyld created scripts, they are they regular admin scripts (I
assume from the base system you are using; Red Hat Enterprise?). Things like
the network-config script from the Start->System menu.

- Gardner

On 1/24/06, Donald Becker <becker at scyld.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 24 Jan 2006, Gardner Pomper wrote:
> > I have Scyld version 29, and when I upgraded to python 2.4.2, all the
> > admin scripts stopped working, so now I can't check my network card,
> > etc. Anyone have any idea how to fix this? If I can't fix it, then how
> > about a suggestion on how to avoid the problem after I re-install?
> Which admin scripts?
> The only current Scyld-created tool that depends on Python is the
> Beostatus GUI.  There are few old programs e.g. /usr/sbin/config2pxe that
> still use Python, but we avoid writing new ones in Perl/Python/Ruby for
> exactly this reason.
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