Bug 6321 - grid-cert-diagnostics should output GLOBUS_LOCATION
: grid-cert-diagnostics should output GLOBUS_LOCATION
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
: GSI C
Credentials and Proxies
: 4.2.0
: Macintosh All
: P3 normal
: 4.2.1
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Reported: 2008-08-19 16:21 by
Modified: 2008-08-20 13:13 (History)


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Description From 2008-08-19 16:21:58
If some silly user were to build from source, the rpaths for
grid-cert-diagnostics will be correct, allowing it to be run even while
GLOBUS_LOCATION (and the associated library paths) are unset.  This will yield
potentially confusing behavior for the silly user if they run
grid-cert-diagnostics and get messages like
"$GLOBUS_LOCATION/share/certificates is not a valid trusted CA directory" when
they have an unexported GLOBUS_LOCATION environment variable in their shell.

Not that anyone would do that, of course.  But it might be nice to print
something like "Checking certificate setup for <value of GLOBUS_LOCATION" up at
the top, and print a message if GLOBUS_LOCATION is not set.
------- Comment #1 From 2008-08-20 13:13:02 -------
Committed fix to 4.2 branch and trunk. See also bug #6328 for other commits.