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Bug 174045 - RHEL4: rcp outputs negative file size when over 2GB
RHEL4: rcp outputs negative file size when over 2GB
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: rsh (Show other bugs)
All Linux
medium Severity medium
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Assigned To: Karel Zak
Ben Levenson
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Blocks: 187538
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Reported: 2005-11-23 19:31 EST by JW
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: RHBA-2006-0361
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2006-05-10 18:08:42 EDT
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Changes faulty %lld into a %llu, and enables largefile support (777 bytes, patch)
2005-11-23 19:33 EST, JW
no flags Details | Diff

External Trackers
Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2006:0361 normal SHIPPED_LIVE rsh bug fix update 2006-05-10 00:00:00 EDT

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Description JW 2005-11-23 19:31:41 EST
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Description of problem:
Rcp generates a negative number as the file size when size is over 2GB.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.rcp file_over_2GB_in_size remotehost

Actual Results:  depends on client, but generally causes big problem because client gets negative file size

Expected Results:  rcp should proceed normally

Additional info:

POlease don't tell me to use scp - this is a bug about rcp.
Comment 1 JW 2005-11-23 19:33:01 EST
Created attachment 121428 [details]
Changes faulty %lld into a %llu, and enables largefile support
Comment 2 Karel Zak 2005-11-24 04:54:59 EST
Thanks. Fixed in devel (FC5) branche. I'm going to fix it in FC4 next week.
Comment 3 Karel Zak 2005-11-28 10:04:34 EST
FC4 version has been fixed. Note -- this report is also valid for RHEL3|4. 
Comment 10 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-05-10 18:08:42 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.


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