Bug 130974 - quotations cause problems in kickstart elements
quotations cause problems in kickstart elements
Product: Red Hat Satellite 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: Provisioning (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Robin Norwood
Fanny Augustin
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Blocks: rhn360sat
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Reported: 2004-08-26 07:30 EDT by Richard Keech
Modified: 2013-07-03 09:05 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-03-22 13:05:25 EST
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Description Richard Keech 2004-08-26 07:30:20 EDT
Description of problem:

In the Kickstart advanced options screen, where it is possible
to edit individual lines of the kickstart file, the use of
quotation marks in the xconfig line caused a problem.

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

RHN Satellite version 3.4.0 build 37.

How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1.  Create a kickstart profile.

2.  Use advanced options to edit the profile and add an
xconfig line with something like:

   --card "SiS 930"

3.  Save the updated profile.
4.  Select advanced options to edit the profile again.

5.  Save the profile a second time.

6.  View the completed kickstart file and the xconfig line
has invalid, html-style elements like "&"  

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Expected results:

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Doesn't seem to happen on v3.5 RHN hosted.
Comment 1 Robin Norwood 2004-08-30 15:32:09 EDT
This is fixed in rhn350hosted and above
Comment 2 Todd Warner 2004-10-21 12:54:40 EDT
QA push. {ON_DEV,QA_READY} --> ON_QA
Comment 3 Robin Norwood 2004-10-21 13:11:55 EDT
Test plan: Follow the 'steps to reproduce' above.
Comment 4 Fanny Augustin 2004-11-24 10:10:35 EST
Looks good on QA.
Comment 5 Todd Warner 2005-03-22 13:05:25 EST

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