Bug 163535 - rc.sysinit tries to i18n a command name
rc.sysinit tries to i18n a command name
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: initscripts (Show other bugs)
3.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
Brock Organ
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Depends On: 151120
Blocks: 156320
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Reported: 2005-07-18 13:51 EDT by Bill Nottingham
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:54 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: RHBA-2005-606
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Last Closed: 2005-09-28 11:57:17 EDT
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Description Bill Nottingham 2005-07-18 13:51:38 EDT
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #151120 +++

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Description of problem:
This bug comes from a long date, IIRC. I remember seing it on RedHat9,
maybe before. It's kinda harmless, and maybe no one cared yet.

On line 273 of rc.sysinit, it does:

       action $"Setting clock $CLOCKDEF: `date`" date

Note that the command "date" is inside the $".." text, and so it gets
i18n'ed too. In portuguese, "date" becomes "data", and it spits an
error  on boot time:

       rc.sysinit: data: command not found

I also suspect you don't need the *two* "date" commands on that line,
just to print date on screen.

-Andre



Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
initscripts-7.93.5-1

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Just reboot the machine and watch rc.sysinit run.
    

Actual Results:  I can see the error "rc.sysinit: data: command not
found on line 273".

Expected Results:  The expected result was to see the string "Setting
clock $CLOCKDEF: " followed by the current date and not an error.

Additional info:
Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 2005-07-21 13:42:50 EDT
Fixed in 7.31.25.EL-1.
Comment 4 Red Hat Bugzilla 2005-09-28 11:57:17 EDT
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHBA-2005-606.html

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