Bug 106762 - No file name in genhdlist file open error message
Summary: No file name in genhdlist file open error message
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda   
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Version: 9
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Jeremy Katz
QA Contact: Mike McLean
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Reported: 2003-10-10 12:40 UTC by Toralf
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:58 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-04-24 18:09:49 UTC
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Proposed fix (352 bytes, patch)
2003-10-10 12:41 UTC, Toralf
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Description Toralf 2003-10-10 12:40:45 UTC
Description of problem:
If there is some problem with a file on RedHat/RPMS,
/usr/lib/anaconda-runtime/genhdlist <install tree> fails with the message

open: No such file or directory

- with no filename. It took me *hours* to figure out what was wrong when I just
got this, while correcting the problem would have taken about 2 minutes with a
sane error message.

I must say that error messages like the one above provoke me quite a bit. When
you report failure of a file operation, you ALWAYS include the file name. That's
ALWAYS. No exception. No excuse not to do this.

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Comment 1 Toralf 2003-10-10 12:41:41 UTC
Created attachment 95099 [details]
Proposed fix

Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2003-10-13 21:18:38 UTC
Fixed in CVS

Comment 3 Jeremy Katz 2006-04-24 18:09:49 UTC
Mass-closing lots of old bugs which are in MODIFIED (and thus presumed to be
fixed).  If any of these are still a problem, please reopen or file a new bug
against the release which they're occurring in so they can be properly tracked.

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