Bug 113657 - RFE: standard parameter for service specific syntax checkers
Summary: RFE: standard parameter for service specific syntax checkers
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Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: initscripts   
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Version: 3.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Bill Nottingham
QA Contact: Brock Organ
Keywords: FutureFeature
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Reported: 2004-01-16 05:04 UTC by Mike MacCana
Modified: 2014-03-17 02:41 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-04-22 14:28:32 UTC
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Description Mike MacCana 2004-01-16 05:04:57 UTC
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Description of problem:
Howdy. Various network services have various, differently named syntax checkers. There's 'testparm' for samba, 'apachectl configtest' for apache httpd, and 'named-checkzone' for BIND. 

It'd be nice if there was a standard way to run the syntax checker for a given service. 

A parameter for the service command to do this, that looked for a syntax checker in the header of the services sysv initscript would be useful. If a service doesn't have a syntax checker, print a message saying this.

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1.Attempt to remember a given services syntax checker

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Comment 1 Suzanne Hillman 2004-01-21 21:07:51 UTC
Internal RFE bug #114050 entered. Will be considered for future release.

Comment 2 Suzanne Hillman 2004-04-22 14:28:32 UTC
Thank you for the suggestion. It was passed along to product
management, but not committed for a future release.

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