Bug 247170 - Bug in displaying error message while using -u option
Bug in displaying error message while using -u option
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: strace (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Roland McGrath
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks: 229644 231966
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Reported: 2007-07-05 15:36 EDT by Roland McGrath
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:12 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: 4.5.16-1.fc7
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Last Closed: 2007-08-06 13:59:44 EDT
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Description Roland McGrath 2007-07-05 15:36:30 EDT
when we use a wrong username in -u option of strace,we get the following
strace -u <non existing user name> echo hi
strace: cannot find user `(null)'

Instead of "null", we shld see wrong username.
Comment 1 Roland McGrath 2007-07-05 15:37:22 EDT
fixed upstream
Comment 2 Jan Kratochvil 2007-08-03 10:33:33 EDT
Fixed in Rawhide strace-4.5.16-1.fc8:
* Fri Aug  3 2007 Roland McGrath <roland@redhat.com> - 4.5.16-1
- fix -u error message (#247170)

and upstream:

2007-07-05  Roland McGrath  <roland@redhat.com>

        * strace.c (main): Fix error message for unfound -u user.
        From Srinivasa Ds <srinivasa@in.ibm.com>.
        Fixes RH#247170.
Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2007-08-06 13:59:25 EDT
strace-4.5.16-1.fc7 has been pushed to the Fedora 7 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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