Bug 256781 - Program maps never see changes
Summary: Program maps never see changes
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: autofs   
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Version: 5.0
Hardware: All
OS: All
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Ian Kent
QA Contact: Brock Organ
Keywords: Regression, Reopened
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Blocks: 425909
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-08-27 15:44 UTC by Ian Kent
Modified: 2008-05-21 14:37 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version: RHBA-2008-0354
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2008-05-21 14:37:46 UTC
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2008:0354 normal SHIPPED_LIVE autofs bug fix and enhancement update 2008-05-20 12:52:25 UTC

Description Ian Kent 2007-08-27 15:44:34 UTC
Description of problem:
Program maps in autofs version 5 are never removed from
the internal cache and so program map changes aren't seen.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
All versions of autofs version 5.

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:

Create a program map /etc/auto.prog as:
echo "lookup of \$1" >> /tmp/bug.tmp
echo localhost:/export/doesnotexist

Add the line
/test   /etc/auto.prog
to /etc/auto.master.

stat /test/foo
sleep 65
stat /test/foo
sleep 65
stat /test/foo
Actual results:
Only one entry of "lookup of foo" ever gets logged to

Expected results:
The entry should be logged three times unless there is
a timeout mechanism on mount failures in which case only
the number of entries allowed by the timeout of failures
should appear in the file /tmp/bug.tmp.

Comment 2 RHEL Product and Program Management 2007-10-02 07:54:27 UTC
This bugzilla has Keywords: Regression.  

Since no regressions are allowed between releases, 
it is also being proposed as a blocker for this release.  

Please resolve ASAP.

Comment 7 errata-xmlrpc 2008-05-21 14:37:46 UTC
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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