Bug 205122 - sed failes to update link files which are not a full path link.
sed failes to update link files which are not a full path link.
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: sed (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Petr Machata
Ben Levenson
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Blocks: 205134
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Reported: 2006-09-04 08:04 EDT by Vladimir Sokolovsky
Modified: 2015-05-04 21:32 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: FC-5
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Last Closed: 2006-09-04 11:50:47 EDT
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Fix (1.60 KB, patch)
2006-09-04 11:16 EDT, Petr Machata
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Description Vladimir Sokolovsky 2006-09-04 08:04:51 EDT
Description of problem:
sed failes to update link files which are not a full path link.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
sed-4.1.5-4.fc5

How reproducible:
Every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1. cd /root
2. mkdir test
3. echo zzz > test/test.txt
4. ln -s test/test.txt test.link
5. cd /tmp
6. sed -i -e 's/zzz/aaa/g' /root/test.link
sed: ck_follow_symlink: couldn't lstat test/test.txt: No such file or directory

Actual results:
sed: ck_follow_symlink: couldn't lstat test/test.txt: No such file or directory

Expected results:


Additional info:
The same command works on FedoraC4: sed-4.1.2-4
Comment 1 Petr Machata 2006-09-04 11:16:13 EDT
Created attachment 135502 [details]
Fix

sed now looks if the symlinks begins with '/', and if not, it does relative
path traversal. It was applied to devel cvs tree and will appear in rawhide.
Comment 2 Petr Machata 2006-09-04 11:50:47 EDT
I did a FC5 build. It should appear in testing in a day or two.

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