Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 523974
Init script needs a few fixes for LSB compliance
Last modified: 2013-04-30 19:44:24 EDT
Description of problem:
The vncserver init script has the following issues:
* when `service vncserver start' is run while this service is already running,
the init script prints errors from Xnvc (that's correct actually), but exits with code 98, inherited from the child process that failed due to occupied display number. This should be 0 since it's okay to start an already running service. Maybe a special case for 98 would be appropriate.
* running `service vncserver stop' while vncserver isn't running exits with code 2. This should be 0, too. Maybe the stop branch should first check if the services is running and just exit with 0 if it is.
* running `service vncserver status' while no vnc server is running but lock file exists exits with code 3 and prints 'Xvnc is stopped'. This should be 2 and the message should indicate that the vnc is dead while it's locked. I'm afraid the status branch will have to be modified extensively to handle the difference between service name (vncserver) and process name (Xvnc), taking locales into account.
* when no known parameter is passed to the init script, it should exit with code 2, not 3.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
See https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging/SysVInitScript for details.
Fixed in tigervnc-1.0.0-2.fc12.
Not really, sorry. :)
The init script still exits with 98 in the first case. The start function returns 0, but eventually the script exits with (the last value of) $RETVAL anyway. That's an easy fix:
< [ "$RETVAL" -eq 98 ] && return 0
> [ "$RETVAL" -eq 98 ] && RETVAL=0
And if the service is dead, status still acts as if it's just stopped. This wasn't changed in the new init script at all. Thanks for the fixes you've made, but please also review the remaining items.
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 12 development cycle.
Changing version to '12'.
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Fixed in tigervnc-1.0.90-0.5.20091221svn3929.fc13.
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This bug can be closed. It was fixed in rawhide in February. I don't really care about F12.
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I'm facing this issue in FC14 too.
Sadashiv M Kulthe