Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 213846
runcon and double-dash arg separator
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:36 EST
Like other tools, runcon needs a '--' separator between the runcon arguments and
the arguments of the command to be run. This causes confusion for some users.
Documenting the use of '--' in the man page as sudo does would help, without
needing to change the way runcon parses its command line arguments.
Created attachment 140240 [details]
Document use of '--' with runcon
The man page is also broken in that it states "Any additional arguments after
COMMAND are interpreted as arguments to the command.", which does not reflect
Created attachment 140241 [details]
Correct documentation of command args and '--'
Fixed in coreutils-5.97-14.fc7. '\f8' corrected to '\fB'.
latest coreutils release I can see in RHEL5 is coreutils-5.97-11.
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Marking as VERIFIED based on comment#4
Need to look at this one in more detail, as the latest RHEL5 tree includes
Fix confirmed with coreutils-5.97-12.1.el5 which is included in the latest RHEL5