Bug 118583 - rc.sysinit and network-functions do not handle whitespace correctly
rc.sysinit and network-functions do not handle whitespace correctly
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: initscripts (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
Brock Organ
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Blocks: FC2Target
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Reported: 2004-03-17 16:56 EST by Lubomir Bulej
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:43 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: 7.51-1
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2004-05-04 01:36:07 EDT
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Proposed patch to rc.sysinit (1.79 KB, patch)
2004-03-17 16:56 EST, Lubomir Bulej
no flags Details | Diff
Proposed patch to network-functions (483 bytes, patch)
2004-03-17 16:57 EST, Lubomir Bulej
no flags Details | Diff

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Description Lubomir Bulej 2004-03-17 16:56:19 EST
Description of problem:
The rc.sysinit and network-functions both parse output of modprobe to
see if the user has defined aliases for usb controllers, network
interfaces etc.

The problem is that they expect that there will be exactly one space
between the words alias and (for example) usb-controller, which fails
in case the user uses tabs or multiple spaces in his configuration files.
Comment 1 Lubomir Bulej 2004-03-17 16:56:57 EST
Created attachment 98625 [details]
Proposed patch to rc.sysinit
Comment 2 Lubomir Bulej 2004-03-17 16:57:36 EST
Created attachment 98626 [details]
Proposed patch to network-functions
Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 2004-05-04 01:36:07 EDT
Added in 7.51-1 - thanks!

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