Bug 1007865 - After installation of net-snmp-devel-5.5-44.el6_4.4.x86_64 the command '$ man snmp_read' fails
After installation of net-snmp-devel-5.5-44.el6_4.4.x86_64 the command '$ man...
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: man-pages-overrides (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
low Severity low
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Assigned To: Jan Chaloupka
Iveta Wiedermann
: ManPageChange, Patch
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Blocks: 1119567
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Reported: 2013-09-13 09:14 EDT by Leopold Aichinger
Modified: 2014-10-14 03:26 EDT (History)
4 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: man-pages-overrides-6.6.2-1.el6
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Cause: man page for snmp_read was missing Consequence: man pages were missing Fix: missing man pages added Result: man snmp_read does not fail
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Last Closed: 2014-10-14 03:26:19 EDT
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Description Leopold Aichinger 2013-09-13 09:14:33 EDT
Description of problem:
After installation of the package net-snmp-devel-5.5-44.el6_4.4.x86_64.rpm
the command:
$ man snmp_read
fails with:
Cannot open man page /usr/share/man/man3/snmp_api.3.gz
No manual entry for snmp_read

$ test -f /usr/share/man/man3/snmp_read.3.gz && echo "file exits"
file exits

$ zcat /usr/share/man/man3/snmp_read.3.gz
.so man3/snmp_api.3

$ test -f /usr/share/man/man3/snmp_api.3.gz && echo "file exits"

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. yum install net-snmp-devel
2. man snmp_read

Actual results:

Expected results:

Additional info:
no result from:
rpm -ql net-snmp-devel | grep snmp_api.3.gz
link/file snmp_api.3.gz is missing in the rpm-package net-snmp-devel
In my opinion there should be a softlink snmp_api.3.gz to netsnmp_session_api.3.gz, or the content of the snmp_read.3.gz should be corrected to snmp_session_api.3
Comment 2 Jan Safranek 2013-09-19 07:08:43 EDT
Thanks for the report. You are correct, few man pages reference non-existing snmp_api.3. We'll fix it eventually, please go through Red Hat Support at access.redhat.com to speed things up.
Comment 13 errata-xmlrpc 2014-10-14 03:26:19 EDT
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.


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