Bug 1125290 - fence_virt can return 0 on failure
Summary: fence_virt can return 0 on failure
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: fence-virt
Version: 6.6
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Ryan McCabe
QA Contact: cluster-qe@redhat.com
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2014-07-31 13:50 UTC by Jaroslav Kortus
Modified: 2015-07-22 07:32 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

Fixed In Version: fence-virt-0.2.3-19.el6
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Previously, the fence-virt utility in some case incorrectly returned a zero exit code when it detected an error in processing a request. With this update, the static analysis errors that caused this problem have been fixed, and fence-virt now returns appropriate error codes if it detects an error.
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2015-07-22 07:32:37 UTC
Target Upstream Version:

Attachments (Terms of Use)

System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2015:1401 0 normal SHIPPED_LIVE fence-virt bug fix and enhancement update 2015-07-20 18:07:19 UTC

Description Jaroslav Kortus 2014-07-31 13:50:01 UTC
Description of problem:
fence_virt can return 0 even though it detected an error on processing the request

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. fence_virt -H xxxxx -t 1; echo $?

Actual results:
[root@virt-136 pengine]# fence_virt -H xxxxx -t 1; echo $?
vmchannel connect: Connection timed out
Failed to connect to

Expected results:
[root@virt-136 pengine]# fence_virt -H xxxxx -t 1; echo $?
vmchannel connect: Connection timed out
Failed to connect to
0 <-- non-zero exit code should be displayed here

Additional info:

Comment 2 Ryan McCabe 2014-09-15 15:16:29 UTC
This has already been fixed upstream in commit

commit f7ccaa261a83505118b735067846f17bde12430c
Author: Lon Hohberger <lon.net>
Date:   Tue Sep 20 11:40:39 2011 -0400

    Fix static analysis errors
    Signed-off-by: Lon Hohberger <lon.net>

Comment 7 errata-xmlrpc 2015-07-22 07:32:37 UTC
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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