Bug 237775 - Wrong init script
Wrong init script
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: arptables_jf (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jiri Skala
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Blocks: 237789 237776 237778
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Reported: 2007-04-25 08:13 EDT by Michal Marciniszyn
Modified: 2014-11-09 17:30 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-09-09 03:54:15 EDT
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Description Michal Marciniszyn 2007-04-25 08:13:17 EDT
Description of problem:
In several occasions, the script may end with return code 0 even when the
service does not start correctly. For example
if [ ! -x /sbin/arptables ]; then
        exit 0

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. change access rights such that /sbin/arptables is not executable
2. service arptables_jf start
3. echo $?
Actual results:

Expected results:
Non-zero exit code with respect to our guidelines.

Additional info:
When fixing this bug, please obbey our init script guidelines and be sure that
status command is run correctly.
Our guidelines are on following two pages:

For an example of the script that returns the error codes correctly and always
runs status see:
Comment 4 Michal Nowak 2008-07-14 10:06:20 EDT
Comment 7 RHEL Product and Program Management 2008-09-09 03:54:15 EDT
Quality Engineering Management has reviewed and declined this request.  You may
appeal this decision by reopening this request.

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