Bug 10803 - Buffer mixups in file name creation
Buffer mixups in file name creation
Status: CLOSED WORKSFORME
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: initscripts (Show other bugs)
6.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
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Reported: 2000-04-13 16:57 EDT by csquare
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:13 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-04-28 08:09:00 EDT
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Description csquare 2000-04-13 16:57:14 EDT
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 08:09:59 EDT
Debug should always be echoed to stderr, IMHO.

(echo "in_2_sysinit" 1>&2)

Still, it must be a bug.
Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2001-01-29 19:57:01 EST
I could never reproduce this here.

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