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Bug 33360 - save option of iptables (initscripts) does not work
save option of iptables (initscripts) does not work
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: iptables (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-03-27 02:36 EST by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:32 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-03-27 02:38:40 EST
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A patch to fix problem with iptables save (836 bytes, patch)
2001-03-27 02:38 EST, Need Real Name
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Description Need Real Name 2001-03-27 02:36:08 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.76 [en] (X11; U; Linux 2.4.0 i686)

In the initscript for iptables there is a section for 'stop' that wants to
save the current
status. There is a 'save' which should have been a function, but that is

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Enable iptables (disable ipchains)
2. Stop iptables by executing "/etc/rc.d/init.d/iptables stop"

Actual Results:  It complains that 'save' is an unknown command.

Expected Results:  It should have executed the 'save' part of the

It's quite simple to fix, by moving the 'save' lines to a new function
Comment 1 Need Real Name 2001-03-27 02:38:37 EST
Created attachment 13783 [details]
A patch to fix problem with iptables save
Comment 2 Preston Brown 2001-03-27 17:56:25 EST
we already fixed this in rawhide weeks ago.

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