Bug 586476 - fstab-decode manpage bug
Summary: fstab-decode manpage bug
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: initscripts
Version: 6.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: rc
: ---
Assignee: initscripts Maintenance Team
QA Contact: qe-baseos-daemons
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2010-04-27 17:21 UTC by Kurt Keller
Modified: 2013-01-21 19:59 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

Fixed In Version: initscripts-9.03.6-1.el6
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2010-11-10 20:40:13 UTC
Target Upstream Version:

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Description Kurt Keller 2010-04-27 17:21:31 UTC
Description of problem:
The example at the end of the fstab-decode manpage is incorrect; the awk command given is displayed without the double quotes and will not work.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. man fstab-decode | col -b | grep awk
Actual results:
fstab-decode umount $(awk ’$3 == vfat { print $2 }’ /etc/fstab)

Expected results:
fstab-decode umount $(awk '$3 == "vfat" { print $2 }' /etc/fstab)

Additional info:

patch to fix:

--- fstab-decode.8      2010-02-15 13:45:50.000000000 -0500
+++ fstab-decode-new.8  2010-04-27 13:16:29.082087759 -0400
@@ -42,4 +42,5 @@
-.B fstab-decode umount $(awk '$3 == "vfat" { print $2 }' /etc/fstab)
+fstab-decode umount $(awk '$3 == "vfat" { print $2 }' /etc/fstab)

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2010-04-27 18:05:41 UTC
Fixed in git, will show up in a later build. Thanks!

Comment 4 RHEL Program Management 2010-04-27 19:03:11 UTC
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux major release.  Product Management has requested further
review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux Major release.  This request is not yet committed for

Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2010-04-28 19:03:01 UTC
initscripts-9.02.2-1 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 12.

Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2010-04-28 19:06:06 UTC
initscripts-9.10-1.fc13 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 13.

Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2010-05-04 23:53:46 UTC
initscripts-9.11-1.fc13 has been pushed to the Fedora 13 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 9 Fedora Update System 2010-05-22 01:47:33 UTC
initscripts-9.02.2-1 has been pushed to the Fedora 12 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 11 releng-rhel@redhat.com 2010-11-10 20:40:13 UTC
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0 is now available and should resolve
the problem described in this bug report. This report is therefore being closed
with a resolution of CURRENTRELEASE. You may reopen this bug report if the
solution does not work for you.

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