Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 129676
segfault when port specified
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:47 EST
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Description of problem:
# ypserv -p 4005
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. ypserv -p 4005
Actual Results: segfault
Expected Results: ypserv to run in background bound to port 4005.
I too have noticed this problem. It prevents the (reliable) use of
iptables for filtering ypserv requests.
ypxfrd does not seem to suffer from this problem. If it cannot bind
to the given port it complains gracefully. ypserv doesn't appear to
be even attempting to bind to a port since in debug mode it still dies
before producing any output.
This is a duplicate of bug 123158, which I reported to Red Hat more
than a month ago. They have not responded yet. Note that although
"ypserv -p 4005" segfaults, "ypserv --port 4005" works OK (on RHEL3).
Fixed in ypserv-2.13-5. Thanks for your report.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 134910 ***
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.