Bug 242914 - Wrong init script
Wrong init script
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: netlabel_tools (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: James Antill
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Blocks: 237789
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Reported: 2007-06-06 08:48 EDT by Michal Marciniszyn
Modified: 2014-02-10 18:03 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-06-06 09:04:20 EDT
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Description Michal Marciniszyn 2007-06-06 08:48:31 EDT
Description of problem:
There is a bug in netlabel init script. The script returns correct error codes
when invoked, however in some cases it may prevent correct call of status
command of the script. The problem is in following lines, which in some rare
cases end script too early:
test `id -u` = 0  || exit 4
test -x /sbin/netlabelctl || exit 5
test -f $RULES || exit 6
The exit 4 case is probably correct, since in the case of insufficient rights,
there might be need not to display the state of the service to the user, this
IMHO depends on package specific consideration. The next two lines are not
correct in any case.

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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 2007-06-06 09:04:20 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.

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