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Bug 242500 - Wrong init script
Wrong init script
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: krb5 (Show other bugs)
All Linux
low Severity low
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Assigned To: Nalin Dahyabhai
Brian Brock
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Blocks: 237789 242501 242502
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Reported: 2007-06-04 11:36 EDT by Michal Marciniszyn
Modified: 2014-02-10 18:02 EST (History)
2 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: RHBA-2008-0381
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2008-05-21 11:27:57 EDT
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tgz file with diffs of krb5 init scripts (10.00 KB, application/x-gzip)
2007-10-26 11:20 EDT, Michal Marciniszyn
no flags Details

External Trackers
Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2008:0381 normal SHIPPED_LIVE krb5 bug fix update 2008-05-20 08:36:36 EDT

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Description Michal Marciniszyn 2007-06-04 11:36:37 EDT
Description of problem:
krb5 init scripts (kadmin/krb5kdc/krb524) contain incorrect error codes that
also prevent correct invocation of status command. For example
[ ${NETWORKING} = "no" ] && exit 0
appears in all scripts, also
if [ ! -f /var/kerberos/krb5kdc/principal ] ; then
   echo $"Error. Default principal database does not exist."
   exit 0
is not correct... There are more constructions like these in all three scripts.

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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 RHEL Product and Program Management 2007-06-04 11:44:20 EDT
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux maintenance release.  Product Management has requested
further review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential
inclusion in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Update release for currently deployed
products.  This request is not yet committed for inclusion in an Update
Comment 2 Michal Marciniszyn 2007-06-05 07:43:43 EDT
The bug also applies to kprop init script...
Comment 3 Nalin Dahyabhai 2007-10-25 11:34:31 EDT
Do you have a patch?
Comment 4 Michal Marciniszyn 2007-10-26 11:20:06 EDT
Created attachment 239191 [details]
tgz file with diffs of krb5 init scripts
Comment 5 Nalin Dahyabhai 2007-11-09 13:51:33 EST
In the future, please use unified (-u) format when providing patches -- they
provide filenames and context which are both useful if there are any problems
applying the patches.
Comment 10 errata-xmlrpc 2008-05-21 11:27:57 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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