Bug 591924 - ntp rpm verification fails on /etc/ntp.conf
ntp rpm verification fails on /etc/ntp.conf
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: ntp (Show other bugs)
6.0
All Linux
low Severity low
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Assigned To: Miroslav Lichvar
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Reported: 2010-05-13 09:50 EDT by Miroslav Lichvar
Modified: 2010-11-10 16:15 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: ntp-4.2.4p8-2.el6
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Clone Of: 481151
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Last Closed: 2010-11-10 16:15:29 EST
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Description Miroslav Lichvar 2010-05-13 09:50:44 EDT
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #481151 +++

Description of problem:
rpm verify test of the package ntp fails on its configuration file /etc/ntp.conf

but this file may be automagically changed by dhclient-script which is the default configuration, and so it could not be expected that it will match the package's version

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
ntp-4.2.2p1-9.el5_3.1

How reproducible:
always (on systems where dhclient can set ntp configuration)

Steps to Reproduce:
1. rpm -V ntp
  
Actual results:
S.5....T  c /etc/ntp.conf

Expected results:
(no error output)

Additional info:
I propose changing the corresponding .spec line to:
%config(noreplace) %verify(not md5 size mtime) %{_sysconfdir}/ntp.conf

the issue is present also on RHEL-4
Comment 1 RHEL Product and Program Management 2010-05-13 10:06:30 EDT
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
inclusion.
Comment 4 releng-rhel@redhat.com 2010-11-10 16:15:29 EST
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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