Bug 1007605 - libpopt sensitivity to $POSIXLY_CORRECT nukes smbstatus option processing
libpopt sensitivity to $POSIXLY_CORRECT nukes smbstatus option processing
Status: NEW
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: samba (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Guenther Deschner
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Reported: 2013-09-12 18:54 EDT by Frank Ch. Eigler
Modified: 2015-03-03 10:03 EST (History)
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Description Frank Ch. Eigler 2013-09-12 18:54:28 EDT
As of rawhide samba 4.1rc (and far back as rhel5's samba 3),
compare & contrast:

% env -u POSIXLY_CORRECT   smbstatus --help
% env    POSIXLY_CORRECT=1 smbstatus --help

The latter ignores the --help option.  This is due to libpopt being
sensitive to that environment variable, (popt.c:195 as of popt 1.13).

Please consider explicitly unsetting the environment variable before
calling into libpopt.  Or fix (if there is a problem; dunno) the
smbstatus long-options to be sufficiently saintly to work even with
$POSIXLY_CORRECT.
Comment 1 Jaroslav Reznik 2015-03-03 10:03:23 EST
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 22 development cycle.
Changing version to '22'.

More information and reason for this action is here:
https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_Program_Management/HouseKeeping/Fedora22

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