Bug 163889 - [PATCH] List corruption when items are removed from /etc/cron.d
Summary: [PATCH] List corruption when items are removed from /etc/cron.d
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: vixie-cron
Version: 4.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
: ---
Assignee: Jason Vas Dias
QA Contact: Brock Organ
URL:
Whiteboard:
Keywords:
Depends On: 162887
Blocks: 156322
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2005-07-21 19:40 UTC by Jason Vas Dias
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:07 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-10-05 12:35:25 UTC


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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2005:361 qe-ready SHIPPED_LIVE Low: vixie-cron security update 2005-10-05 04:00:00 UTC

Description Jason Vas Dias 2005-07-21 19:40:14 UTC
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #162887 +++

Description of problem:
List corruption when items are removed from /etc/cron.d

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
vixie-cron-4.1-3_EL3

How reproducible:
Every time

Steps to Reproduce:
 # cd /etc/cron.d
# service crond stop
# for i in a1 a2 a3 a4; do echo "* * * * * root /bin/echo $i >> /tmp/file" > $i
; done
# for i in a2 a3 a4; do touch -r a1 $i; done
# service crond start
# touch /tmp/file
# tail -f /tmp/file
(Wait until the next minute comes)
# rm a1
(Wait until the next minute comes)

Actual results:
a1
a2
a3
a4
<rm file>
a1
a3
a3

Expected results:
a1
a2
a3
a4
<rm file>
a2
a3
a4

Additional info:
Tested with current RHEL3 U5 vixie-cron and RHEL3 U6 candidate, probably also
affects RHEL4.

Comment 1 Jason Vas Dias 2005-07-21 20:51:40 UTC
Fixed for bug 162887 with vixie-cron-4.1-36.EL4 .

Comment 6 Red Hat Bugzilla 2005-10-05 12:35:25 UTC
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/RHSA-2005-361.html



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