Bug 21312 - Mysterious rhn_check offers no help.
Mysterious rhn_check offers no help.
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: up2date (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Adrian Likins
Jay Turner
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Reported: 2000-11-24 16:17 EST by Idcmp
Modified: 2015-01-07 18:42 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-07-05 16:10:02 EDT
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Description Idcmp 2000-11-24 16:17:46 EST
No clue what rhn_check does since up2date doesn't include an ounce of
documentation, but it gives nice python errors when you run it with --help
or -help

[root@respect /root]# rhn_check -help
Traceback (innermost last):
  File "/usr/sbin/rhn_check", line 370, in ?
  File "/usr/lib/python1.5/getopt.py", line 60, in getopt
    opts, args = do_shorts(opts, args[0][1:], shortopts, args[1:])
  File "/usr/lib/python1.5/getopt.py", line 102, in do_shorts
    if short_has_arg(opt, shortopts):
  File "/usr/lib/python1.5/getopt.py", line 117, in short_has_arg
    raise error, 'option -%s not recognized' % opt
getopt.error: option -h not recognized
Comment 1 Preston Brown 2000-11-28 14:51:32 EST
Cristian, you should document this.
Comment 2 Cristian Gafton 2001-02-19 20:33:45 EST
Assigned QA to jturner
Comment 3 Adrian Likins 2001-07-05 22:24:05 EDT
Current versions of up2date include man pages for all the utilities
that are meant to be ran by a user. The next version also includes
man pages for rhn_check

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