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Bug 452359 - clamav-milter posts negative pid
clamav-milter posts negative pid
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: clamav (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Enrico Scholz
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-06-21 07:52 EDT by Vadym Chepkov
Modified: 2008-07-17 14:14 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: 0.93.3-1.fc9
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Last Closed: 2008-07-17 10:15:34 EDT
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Description Vadym Chepkov 2008-06-21 07:52:34 EDT
Description of problem:
clamav-milter posts a negative pid in the pid file, init script fails to 
shutdown the daemon.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

clamav-milter-core-0.93.1-1.fc9.i386
clamav-milter-sysv-0.93.1-1.fc9.i386

How reproducible:

'service clamav-milter stop' fails
Comment 1 Vadym Chepkov 2008-07-13 13:05:52 EDT
I examined this more closely and find out that init script tries to cope with
this by adding sed -i -e 's/-//' $pidfile command after the milter's start. The
problem is it can (and it does) reach this before milter created the pid file
and pid stays negative. The proper solution, I would think, should be to modify
killproc function to handle negative pids, but as a workaround the sed command
could be added before call to killproc.
 
Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2008-07-13 15:46:12 EDT
clamav-0.93.3-1.fc9 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 9
Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2008-07-15 08:13:12 EDT
clamav-0.93.3-1.fc9 has been pushed to the Fedora 9 testing repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
 If you want to test the update, you can install it with 
 su -c 'yum --enablerepo=updates-testing update clamav'.  You can provide feedback for this update here: http://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/F9/FEDORA-2008-6338
Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2008-07-17 10:15:29 EDT
clamav-0.93.3-1.fc9 has been pushed to the Fedora 9 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 5 Vadym Chepkov 2008-07-17 14:14:41 EDT
For some reasons /etc/rc.d/init.d/clamav-milter is marked as a config file in 
clamav-milter-sysv, so I had to manually remove my "patch". sed command call in 
this script is also redundant, since bug was fixed.

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