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Bug 237933 - conman init script uses some incorrect exit codes
conman init script uses some incorrect exit codes
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: conman (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Jarod Wilson
: Reopened
: 244459 (view as bug list)
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Blocks: 237789 237934 237936 244459
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Reported: 2007-04-26 04:33 EDT by Michal Marciniszyn
Modified: 2014-02-10 18:02 EST (History)
2 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: RHBA-2007-0585
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2007-07-05 11:34:37 EDT
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2007:0585 normal SHIPPED_LIVE conman bug fix update 2007-10-31 09:38:04 EDT

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Description Michal Marciniszyn 2007-04-26 04:33:40 EDT
Description of problem:
On several occasions, the script may end up with error code 0 even when the
service is not started. As an example line:
[ ${NETWORKING} = "no" ] && exit 0
and some others. Also the return codes do not obbey our guidlines. Also note,
that the status command of the service should always return correct value, even
if the service itself cannot be started.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. service network stop
2. service conman start/status
3. echo $?
Actual results:

Expected results:
non-zero error code due to our guidlines/status of the service

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:

This bug is tracked by 237789.
Comment 2 Jarod Wilson 2007-06-04 16:43:25 EDT
Changes committed and new package built.
Comment 3 RHEL Product and Program Management 2007-06-05 16:29:28 EDT
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for
inclusion in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux release.  Since this
bugzilla is in a component that is not approved for the current
release, it has been closed with resolution deferred.  You may
reopen this bugzilla for consideration in the next release.
Comment 4 Jarod Wilson 2007-06-07 18:03:25 EDT
Seriously? This is a 2-line patch that changes exit codes in the initscript and
the work is already all done. This automated stuff is rather obnoxious.
Comment 7 Jarod Wilson 2007-06-15 15:43:20 EDT
*** Bug 244459 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 11 Red Hat Bugzilla 2007-07-05 11:34:37 EDT
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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