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Bug 522131 - usage message produced by init script is incomplete
Summary: usage message produced by init script is incomplete
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: oddjob
Version: 12
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Nalin Dahyabhai
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
Blocks: InitScriptsProject
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2009-09-09 14:46 UTC by Milos Malik
Modified: 2010-12-05 06:27 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version: 0.29.1-5
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2010-12-05 06:27:40 UTC
Type: ---

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Description Milos Malik 2009-09-09 14:46:13 UTC
Description of problem:

excerpt from https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FCNewInit/Initscripts

The start, stop, restart, force-reload, and status actions shall be supported by all init scripts; the reload and the try-restart actions are optional. Other init-script actions may be defined by the init script. 

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
# /etc/init.d/oddjobd 
Usage: /etc/init.d/oddjobd {start|stop|restart|condrestart|reload|status}
# /etc/init.d/oddjobd stop
Shutting down oddjobd: [  OK  ]
# /etc/init.d/oddjobd start
Starting oddjobd: [  OK  ]
# /etc/init.d/oddjobd force-reload
Reloading oddjobd configuration: [  OK  ]
# /etc/init.d/oddjobd try-restart
Shutting down oddjobd: [  OK  ]
Starting oddjobd: [  OK  ]
Actual results:
"force-reload" and "try-restart" actions are not mentioned in the usage message

Expected results:
"force-reload" and "try-restart" actions are mentioned in the usage message

Additional info:

Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2009-11-16 12:06:54 UTC
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 12 development cycle.
Changing version to '12'.

More information and reason for this action is here:

Comment 4 Nalin Dahyabhai 2010-01-26 00:17:33 UTC
Fixing in 0.29.1-5.

Comment 5 Bug Zapper 2010-11-04 10:09:19 UTC
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Comment 6 Bug Zapper 2010-12-05 06:27:40 UTC
Fedora 12 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2010-12-02. Fedora 12 is 
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