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Bug #6838

bsnmpd logs errors when /etc/printcap is missing

Added by Jim Pingle almost 3 years ago. Updated over 2 years ago.

Status:
Resolved
Priority:
Normal
Assignee:
Category:
SNMP
Target version:
Start date:
10/05/2016
Due date:
% Done:

100%

Estimated time:
Affected Version:
2.3.x
Affected Architecture:

Description

We do not ship with an /etc/printcap file but it appears that bsnmpd does not like that fact. When probed in various ways (especially when querying SNMP OID 1.3.6.1.2.1.25.3.5 ), bsnmpd logs an error to the system log:

snmpd[67512]: hrPrinterTable: printcap entry for <noname?> has errors, skipping

With an empty /etc/printcap (touch /etc/printcap), no errors are logged.

We could include a blank printcap or include the FreeBSD default printcap file which is logically empty as it all of its contents are comments.

Associated revisions

Revision 63b44eed (diff)
Added by Jim Pingle over 2 years ago

Create a dummy /etc/printcap when starting bsnmpd so it it will not log errors. Fixes #6838

Revision 26be03d7 (diff)
Added by Jim Pingle over 2 years ago

Create a dummy /etc/printcap when starting bsnmpd so it it will not log errors. Fixes #6838

Revision 01d98377 (diff)
Added by Jim Pingle over 2 years ago

Create a dummy /etc/printcap when starting bsnmpd so it it will not log errors. Fixes #6838

History

#1 Updated by Kill Bill almost 3 years ago

Yeah, filed this as #6810, please close that one as duplicate.

#2 Updated by Jim Pingle almost 3 years ago

Somehow I completely missed that ticket when looking into this. I'll close the older one out since this one has a viable workaround on it.

#3 Updated by Jim Pingle over 2 years ago

  • Assignee set to Jim Pingle

#4 Updated by Jim Pingle over 2 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Feedback
  • % Done changed from 0 to 100

#5 Updated by Jim Pingle over 2 years ago

  • Status changed from Feedback to Resolved

Seems to be fine now, no more log spam and the dummy printcap file is there as expected.

#6 Updated by Jim Pingle over 2 years ago

  • Target version changed from 2.4.0 to 2.3.3

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