Bug 238133 - Wrong init script
Wrong init script
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: inn (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Ondrej Vasik
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Blocks: 237789 238134
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Reported: 2007-04-27 08:56 EDT by Michal Marciniszyn
Modified: 2014-02-10 18:02 EST (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2008-10-15 11:00:38 EDT
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Proposed patch (1.09 KB, patch)
2007-05-22 08:12 EDT, Ondrej Dvoracek
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Description Michal Marciniszyn 2007-04-27 08:56:37 EDT
Description of problem:
In the innd script, there are several constructions that make it possible to end
script with error code 0 while the service is not running. For example:
[ "${NETWORKING}" = "no" ] && exit 0
[ -d /etc/news ] || exit 0
[ -f /etc/news/inn.conf ] || exit 0
. /usr/lib/news/lib/innshellvars || exit 0
[ -d "$SPOOLBASE" ] || exit 0
There is also minor error with incorrect error code of unimplemented script feature.

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

How reproducible:

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

Expected results:
correct error code/status code 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 1 Ondrej Dvoracek 2007-05-22 08:12:59 EDT
Created attachment 155158 [details]
Proposed patch

Please, try this patch and let me know.
Comment 2 RHEL Product and Program Management 2007-06-05 16:28:45 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 10 errata-xmlrpc 2008-10-15 11:00:38 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 therefore 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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