Update from 3.0.4 to 3.0.13 (RHEL and CentOS 7.3 to 7.4): Reference "${group_attribute}" not found

Bernd bernd at kroenchenstadt.de
Fri Sep 15 14:05:21 CEST 2017

Am 2017-09-15 14:01, schrieb Alan DeKok:
> On Sep 15, 2017, at 7:54 AM, Bernd <bernd at kroenchenstadt.de> wrote:
>> I didn't say that it's a bug within FreeRADIUS. It's more a glitch in 
>> the update mechanism. I removed all *rpmnew files (which should 
>> normally not be a problem) but the error remains:
>> ...
>> Problem is that in the line ``WHERE groupname = 
>> '%{${group_attribute}}' \'' the installation method seems to fail to 
>> replace ``${group_attribute}'' by ``Sql-Group''.
>   The upgrade mechanism SHOULD NOT over-write existing configuration
> files and break your system.

Sure. It writes rpmnew files for this purpose.

>   On top of that, the upgrade SHOULD NOT create configuration files
> which are incompatible with each other.
>   The upgrade mechanism shipped with FreeRADIUS isn't broken, and
> doesn't do that.
> a) go back to using the old configuration files
> b) use the new configuration files
>   You're using:
> c) use some old configuration files, and some new ones.

Unintentionally, and this is the first update to behave this way. So it 
requires now some manual intervention, which I'm fine with.



>   Don't do that.
>   Alan DeKok.

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