Bug 235999 - Wrong init script
Wrong init script
Status: CLOSED NEXTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: anacron (Show other bugs)
5.0
All Linux
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Assigned To: Marcela Mašláňová
Brock Organ
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Blocks: 237789 236018 236019
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Reported: 2007-04-11 09:02 EDT by Michal Marciniszyn
Modified: 2014-02-10 18:01 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-09-25 05:17:03 EDT
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Description Michal Marciniszyn 2007-04-11 09:02:13 EDT
Description of problem:
initscript of anacron ends if /usr/sbin/anacron does not exist with exit code 0.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
All

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. mv /usr/sbin/anacron /usr/sbin/anacron.gotcha
2. service anacron start
3. echo $?
  
Actual results:
0

Expected results:
non-zero error code

Additional info:
There are several more bugs in init script, namely the status command should
always run irrespectible of lack of binary/conf file... For our initscript
guidelines watch
http://intranet.corp.redhat.com/ic/intranet/InitscriptsSpec.html
http://intranet.corp.redhat.com/ic/intranet/InitscriptGuidelines.html
Comment 1 Marcela Mašláňová 2007-09-25 05:17:03 EDT
This problem is resolved in the next release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Red
Hat does not currently plan to provide a resolution for this in a Red Hat
Enterprise Linux update for currently deployed systems.

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