Bug 10803 - Buffer mixups in file name creation
Summary: Buffer mixups in file name creation
Status: CLOSED WORKSFORME
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: initscripts
Version: 6.1
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bill Nottingham
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Reported: 2000-04-13 20:57 UTC by csquare
Modified: 2014-03-17 02:13 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-04-28 12:09:00 UTC


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Description csquare 2000-04-13 20:57:14 UTC
I was trying to track which scripts were getting run to track a problem. I
inserted an echo into rc.sysinit so I could see on the terminal when and if
a script was run.  I put in something like echo "in_2_sysinit".  A few
boots later I set smbd to run with the level editor in the control panel.
Smbd did not run so I checked rc.d to see what was setup.  A link should
have been made named K35smb in rc3.d.  The file that was there was
Kin_2_sysinit35smb.  The echo got inserted into the filename created for
the link.  The same thing happened for the file 91 something and also in
K35smb in rc5.d.

Comment 1 Moritz Barsnick 2000-04-28 12:09:59 UTC
Debug should always be echoed to stderr, IMHO.

(echo "in_2_sysinit" 1>&2)

Still, it must be a bug.

Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2001-01-30 00:57:01 UTC
I could never reproduce this here.


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