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Bug 161872 - Work Book 6, Chapt. 3, Exercise 1: Problem with the "_is_my_parent" test
Work Book 6, Chapt. 3, Exercise 1: Problem with the "_is_my_parent" test
Product: Red Hat Academy
Classification: Retired
Component: RHA030 Curriculum (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Bowe Strickland
Bowe Strickland
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Reported: 2005-06-27 19:13 EDT by Donald Greer
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:39 EDT (History)
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copy of the bashrc for bcf69 (412 bytes, text/plain)
2005-06-27 19:13 EDT, Donald Greer
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Description Donald Greer 2005-06-27 19:13:44 EDT
Description of problem:
On occassion (happened to 2 students), the test of this excercise gives
"bin_is_my_parent" when it should be looking for "PPID_is_my_parent" where
"PPID" is the value of "$PPID".

I have manually verified these student's scripts and the results.  In one case
(afgonza) I was got it to work by commenting out the line that created the file
and retyped it.  After it worked, I removed my changes and retested and it
worked as it was supposed to.
  I've attached a copy of the .bashrc for "bcf69".
The other student "bcf69" had the same problem and he simply touched
"bin_is_my_parent" to work around it.

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How reproducible:
Happened on 2 out of 10 students, but HOW it happened is unknown.

Steps to Reproduce:
Actual results:
Test results in "bin_is_my_parent" does not exist and no points on that section
of the lab.

Expected results:
"####_is_my_parent" exists and student should get points.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Donald Greer 2005-06-27 19:13:44 EDT
Created attachment 116040 [details]
copy of the bashrc for bcf69

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