Bug 1186384 - nano file lock message shows wrong PID
Summary: nano file lock message shows wrong PID
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: nano
Version: 21
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Kamil Dudka
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2015-01-27 15:19 UTC by Don Swaner
Modified: 2015-02-01 00:25 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version: nano-2.3.4-6.fc21
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2015-02-01 00:25:59 UTC
Type: Bug

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Description Don Swaner 2015-01-27 15:19:37 UTC
Description of problem:
When nano displays a file locking warning the PID shown is incorrect.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. nano an exising file
2. in another terminal tab, nano the same file
3. Note the PID displayed in the lock warning message
4. in another terminal, do a "pgrep -a nano"

Actual results:
The PID of the first nano does not match the PID displayed in the warning message.

Expected results:
The PID of the nano holding the lock should match the PID displayed in the warning message.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Kamil Dudka 2015-01-27 16:51:31 UTC
Thank you for reporting the bug!  I have proposed a fix for this upstream:


Comment 2 Kamil Dudka 2015-01-27 17:09:17 UTC
fixed in nano-2.3.6-6.fc22

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2015-01-27 21:39:59 UTC
nano-2.3.4-6.fc21 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 21.

Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2015-01-30 04:30:02 UTC
Package nano-2.3.4-6.fc21:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 21 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing nano-2.3.4-6.fc21'
as soon as you are able to.
Please go to the following url:
then log in and leave karma (feedback).

Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2015-02-01 00:25:59 UTC
nano-2.3.4-6.fc21 has been pushed to the Fedora 21 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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