Bug 521147 - flaws in /etc/init.d/gpsd
flaws in /etc/init.d/gpsd
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 505588
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gpsd (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Douglas E. Warner
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2009-09-03 17:14 EDT by Kurt Seifried
Modified: 2009-09-08 12:53 EDT (History)
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Description Kurt Seifried 2009-09-03 17:14:44 EDT
Description of problem:

Multiple flaws in /etc/init.d/gpsd

1) script points to /usr/bin/gpsd, gpsd is actually installed to /usr/sbin/gpsd
2) script uses -p $PIDFILE, gpsd uses -P (capital)

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How reproducible:

always, "service start gpsd" 

Steps to Reproduce:
1. service start gpsd
Actual results:

Fails to run (complains about missing /usr/bin/gpsd, once you fix that it complains about -p invalid option.

Expected results:

It should run gpsd.

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Comment 1 Juan A. Burgos 2009-09-08 04:58:49 EDT
This likes to be dup of 505588
Comment 2 Kurt Seifried 2009-09-08 12:53:48 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 505588 ***

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