Bug 146746 - Minor fix required for netfs init script
Minor fix required for netfs init script
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: initscripts (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
Brock Organ
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Blocks: FC5Target
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Reported: 2005-02-01 01:16 EST by Reuben Farrelly
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:52 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-05-06 20:06:09 EDT
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Description Reuben Farrelly 2005-02-01 01:16:10 EST
Seems that the netfs init script does not return [  OK  ] if it is "stopped" if
no filesystem are required to be unmounted, however it does return [  OK  ] if
it is "started" with no valid file systems.


[root@tornado init.d]# /etc/init.d/netfs start
Mounting other filesystems:  [  OK  ]
[root@tornado init.d]# /etc/init.d/netfs stop 
[root@tornado init.d]# 

This is with initscripts-8.04-1.
Granted, is a minor bug but hopefully would also be very simple to fix.
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2005-02-01 01:44:25 EST
Actually, it should just not do anything in the first  case.
Comment 2 Reuben Farrelly 2005-02-01 01:57:15 EST
For the record of this report and future reference - what are the 'rules' as to
whether a script should return a status of OK - is it ever acceptable for a
script to simply return nothing regardless of success and/or failure?
Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 2005-02-01 12:38:23 EST
I should double check what LSB says, but in the case where it has absolutely
nothing to do, I don't see a problem with silently exiting.
Comment 4 Bug Zapper 2008-04-03 11:51:22 EDT
Based on the date this bug was created, it appears to have been reported
against rawhide during the development of a Fedora release that is no
longer maintained. In order to refocus our efforts as a project we are
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Comment 5 Bug Zapper 2008-05-06 20:06:07 EDT
This bug has been in NEEDINFO for more than 30 days since feedback was
first requested. As a result we are closing it.

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