Bug 1287918 - rpm lua scripts need a way to close stdout / stderr
rpm lua scripts need a way to close stdout / stderr
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: rpm (Show other bugs)
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Blocks: 1288081
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Reported: 2015-12-02 19:29 EST by Zbigniew Jędrzejewski-Szmek
Modified: 2016-03-26 14:13 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: rpm-4.13.0-0.rc1.26.fc24
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Last Closed: 2016-03-26 14:13:30 EDT
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Description Zbigniew Jędrzejewski-Szmek 2015-12-02 19:29:00 EST
Description of problem:
Scriptlets often need to redirect output to /dev/null, for example when calling external programs. How to do this in lua without starting a shell?

This works in plain lua but not in rpm:

posix = require 'posix'
pid = posix.fork()
if pid == 0 then
    assert(posix.exec("/bin/systemctl", "daemon-reload"))
elseif pid > 0 then

I asked on the mailing list, but got not response:
Comment 1 Zbigniew Jędrzejewski-Szmek 2016-01-14 15:56:59 EST
Comment 2 Ľuboš Kardoš 2016-02-19 09:32:13 EST
Please can you react on comment in pull request.
Comment 3 Zbigniew Jędrzejewski-Szmek 2016-02-19 09:39:23 EST
Yeah, sorry for the delay. It's on my list.
Comment 4 Jan Kurik 2016-02-24 09:05:13 EST
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 24 development cycle.
Changing version to '24'.

More information and reason for this action is here:
Comment 6 Ľuboš Kardoš 2016-03-10 09:58:36 EST
Your pull request was accepted upstream and I also pushed patch into rawhide (rpm-4.13.0-0.rc1.27.fc25) and I am closing this bug. If you need this to be fixed also in f24, f23 or f22 then please reopen this bug.
Comment 7 Zbigniew Jędrzejewski-Szmek 2016-03-10 10:03:13 EST
If F24 was possible, that'd be great.
Comment 8 Fedora Update System 2016-03-10 10:55:15 EST
rpm-4.13.0-0.rc1.26.fc24 has been submitted as an update to Fedora 24. https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2016-fbc487888f
Comment 9 Fedora Update System 2016-03-11 14:27:27 EST
rpm-4.13.0-0.rc1.26.fc24 has been pushed to the Fedora 24 testing repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
See https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/QA:Updates_Testing for
instructions on how to install test updates.
You can provide feedback for this update here: https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2016-fbc487888f
Comment 10 Fedora Update System 2016-03-26 14:13:27 EDT
rpm-4.13.0-0.rc1.26.fc24 has been pushed to the Fedora 24 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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