Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 333771
autofs fails if LDAP attribute value is the same as a standard autofs attribute name
Last modified: 2008-05-21 10:38:09 EDT
Description of problem:
autofs fails if LDAP attribute value is the same as a
standard autofs attribute name.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Add this line to the autofs master map, auto.master:
autofs fails to start and issues the message:
master_error: syntax error while parsing map
autofs correctly identifies the troublesome value as
Created attachment 228451 [details]
Patch to prevent autofs from confusing a value that is the same as an attribute
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
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.
This issue is resolved in aut0fs-5.0.1-0.rc2.65.
The RHTS sub test bz333771 under autofs-tests/bugzillas can
be used to verify this bug.
*** Bug 333751 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
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
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