Bug 1003715 - rpc.mountd -h: 1. In help info not include -r|--reverse-llokup; 2. And -H info format error.
rpc.mountd -h: 1. In help info not include -r|--reverse-llokup; 2. And -H inf...
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: nfs-utils (Show other bugs)
All Linux
medium Severity low
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Assigned To: Steve Dickson
Yongcheng Yang
: EasyFix, Patch
Depends On: 1003713 1003716
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Reported: 2013-09-02 21:46 EDT by Yin.JianHong
Modified: 2017-12-06 05:42 EST (History)
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Clone Of: 1003713
Last Closed: 2017-12-06 05:42:22 EST
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Description Yin.JianHong 2013-09-02 21:46:03 EDT
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #1003713 +++

Description of problem:
rpc.mountd -h:
1. In help info not include -r|--reverse-llokup; 
[root@dhcp-13-16 ~]# rpc.mountd -h 2>&1 
Usage: rpc.mountd [-F|--foreground] [-h|--help] [-v|--version] [-d kind|--debug kind]
	[-o num|--descriptors num] [-f exports-file|--exports-file=file]
	[-p|--port port] [-V version|--nfs-version version]
	[-N version|--no-nfs-version version] [-n|--no-tcp]
	[-H ha-callout-prog] [-s|--state-directory-path path]
	[-t num|--num-threads=num]
[root@dhcp-13-16 ~]# rpc.mountd -h 2>&1 | grep -- -r
[root@dhcp-13-16 ~]# man rpc.mountd | cat - | grep -- -r
       -r, --reverse-lookup

2. And -H info format error.
 should be [-H|--ha-callout prog]

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
all nfs-utils version in  from RHEL5.9 RHEL5.10 RHEL6.x to RHEL7.0 ~

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. see the Description of problem:

Actual results:
rpc.mountd -h: 1. In help info not include -r|--reverse-llokup; 2. And -H info format error.

Expected results:
fix them

Additional info:
Comment 3 RHEL Product and Program Management 2013-10-13 22:25:34 EDT
This request was not resolved in time for the current release.
Red Hat invites you to ask your support representative to
propose this request, if still desired, for consideration in
the next release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
Comment 4 Yongcheng Yang 2016-10-31 05:52:06 EDT
commit 0c43a3e1ce8b2103e9c89aea0322367a22d6a491
Author: Steve Dickson <steved@redhat.com>
Date:   Wed Jan 20 12:07:13 2016 -0500

    mountd: added missing argument to usage string

Also this one:

commit c25b8f845f16fa12216cfb0975344ef908154c46
Author: Steve Dickson <steved@redhat.com>
Date:   Fri May 20 11:25:51 2016 -0400

    mountd: cleaned up usage message.
Comment 7 Jan Kurik 2017-12-06 05:42:22 EST
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