Bug 525841 - Inconvenience in logging
Summary: Inconvenience in logging
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: dbus
Version: 12
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Colin Walters
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2009-09-26 08:36 UTC by Georg Wild
Modified: 2010-12-04 07:38 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2010-12-04 07:38:26 UTC

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Description Georg Wild 2009-09-26 08:36:48 UTC
" is forgotten in (comm="xx)  logging.

Example from messages:
Sep 26 10:26:32 localhost dbus: Rejected send message, 2 matched rules; type="method_return", sender=":1.9" (uid=0 pid=1364 comm="NetworkManager) interface="(unset)" member="(unset)" error name="(unset)" requested_reply=0 destination=":1.86" (uid=500 pid=2729 comm="nm-applet))

Comment 1 Matthias Clasen 2009-09-27 22:40:47 UTC
odd, the code in bus/connection.c:cache_peer_loginfo_string definitively tries to append a " after the command:

      if (!_dbus_string_append_printf (&loginfo_buf, "pid=%ld comm=\"", pid))
        goto oom;
      /* Ignore errors here; we may not have permissions to read the
       * proc file. */
      _dbus_command_for_pid (pid, &loginfo_buf, MAX_LOG_COMMAND_LEN, NULL);
      if (!_dbus_string_append_byte (&loginfo_buf, '"'))
        goto oom;

Colin, any idea how this could go wrong ?

Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2009-11-16 12:58:32 UTC
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 12 development cycle.
Changing version to '12'.

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Comment 4 Bug Zapper 2010-12-04 07:38:26 UTC
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