Bug 135405 - Strange test of /class in /sbin/start_udev
Strange test of /class in /sbin/start_udev
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: udev (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Harald Hoyer
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Reported: 2004-10-12 11:35 EDT by Göran Uddeborg
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-11-11 08:53:54 EST
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Description Göran Uddeborg 2004-10-12 11:35:04 EDT
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Description of problem:
In /sbin/start_udev, on line 24, there is a test

   [ ! -d $sysfs_dir/class ] || exit 1

Unless sysfs_dir is imported in the environment, the semantics of this
line is to exit if there does exist a directory /class.  Probably that
is seldom the case.

Later on, on line 33, the variable used above is set

   sysfs_dir=/sys

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
udev-032-8

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.mkdir /class
2./sbin/start_udev

(I haven't actually run this.  I found this during a "code inspection".)

Additional info:

Presumably, the variable settings should be done before the tests, and
this particular test should be inverted. 

   [ -d $sysfs_dir/class ] || exit 1
Comment 1 Harald Hoyer 2004-10-13 04:45:36 EDT
thank god it's a double bug :)
Thank you very much for spotting this!

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