FS#62628 - [ddclient] nsupdate.info website genetated /etc/ddclient.conf results in failure

Attached to Project: Community Packages
Opened by Justa Guy (NginUS) - Monday, 13 May 2019, 22:53 GMT
Last edited by Toolybird (Toolybird) - Friday, 21 April 2023, 02:58 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages
Status Closed
Assigned To Johannes Löthberg (demize)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


On Arch linux using ddclient version 3.9.0-3, choosing the 'ddclient' tab upon setting host generates a /etc/ddclient.conf file which results in the following error when used as provided:

ddclient.service: Failed with result 'protocol' Can't open PID file /run/ddclient.pid

The service will start properly if the following 2 lines are added to this file:


Additional info:
* package version(s)

* config and/or log files etc.
As provided by nsupdate.info upon creating host

* link to upstream bug report, if any

Steps to reproduce:
Use website-generated config
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Closed by  Toolybird (Toolybird)
Friday, 21 April 2023, 02:58 GMT
Reason for closing:  None
Additional comments about closing:  Old and stale. Assuming fixed. Please report upstream if it's still an issue.
Comment by Chih-Hsuan Yen (yan12125) - Tuesday, 14 May 2019, 05:41 GMT
Thinking again this might not be an Arch Linux bug. See https://github.com/nsupdate-info/nsupdate.info/issues/432#issuecomment-492086330.