[Dirvish] rsync command being called twice in one take

Dave Howorth dhoworth at mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Fri Jul 18 08:43:56 UTC 2008

Jenny Hopkins wrote:
> Hullo there,
> I'm trying to find out why dirvish is running the rsync call twice in one take?
> Server is running debian linux.  The file /etc/dirvish/dirvish-cronjob
> is called from cron.d, and dirvish-cronjob uses master.conf.
> All are pretty standard, and haven't changed.
>>From the same cronjob, I call /etc/dirvish/dirvish2-cronjob (which
> uses master2.conf) and likewise with a dirvish3.
> For some reason the log file in the first dirvish shows that it calls
> the same rsync command twice.  The other two don't do this.  If I run
> the dirvish-cronjob file manually it does the same thing.
> Has anyone any idea why it might be looping like this?

Hmm, my crystal ball is a little fuzzy this morning ...

Perhaps if you posted the content of the logs, configs etc it might
clear a little.

Also you haven't said whether this problem has been there all along or
has just emerged (BTW, if the latter, *something* has changed. Try to
think what it might be)

Cheers, Dave

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