Bug 453971 - depmod/modutils should ignore dot files in modprobe.d/ directory
depmod/modutils should ignore dot files in modprobe.d/ directory
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: module-init-tools (Show other bugs)
5.4
All Linux
low Severity low
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Assigned To: Jon Masters
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Reported: 2008-07-03 11:47 EDT by Brian Mathis
Modified: 2009-03-13 15:02 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-03-13 15:02:44 EDT
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Description Brian Mathis 2008-07-03 11:47:03 EDT
Description of problem:
modprobe does not ignore dot files and directories inside the "modprobe.d"
directory.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
3.3.0

How reproducible:
always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. create a file or directory in /etc/modprobe.d that starts with a dot (.). 
Example: .svn/
2. Run "depmod -a 2>&1 | less"
3. watch the errors
  
Actual results:
Errors

Expected results:
no errors

Additional info:
Comment 1 Jon Masters 2009-03-13 15:02:44 EDT
This has been fixed upstream.

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