Bug 592270 - Some of APIs' return values do not conform their documentation
Some of APIs' return values do not conform their documentation
Product: Red Hat Satellite 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: API (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Tomas Lestach
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Blocks: 462714
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Reported: 2010-05-14 07:57 EDT by Martin Osvald
Modified: 2013-10-11 10:19 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2013-10-11 10:19:05 EDT
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Description Martin Osvald 2010-05-14 07:57:30 EDT
Description of problem:

This is a case of e.g. kickstart.profile.getVariables/setVariables - instead of an array of keyValue structs you get a single struct with each variable as a member.

Basically instead of:

It returns:

You can find a documentation for this API e.g. here:


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

Satellite 5.3

Actual results:

Documentation doesn't conform to APIs' behaviour.

Expected results:

It should conform.

Additional info:

According to Tomas Lestach (tlestach@redhat.com), there are more such incorrectly documented APIs. It needs to be checked and fixed.
Comment 4 Clifford Perry 2013-10-11 10:19:05 EDT
Closing this out as deferred. 

We have fixed documentation for API's quite a lot over the years in an effort to ensure it is correct. If there are specific instances of incorrect data, please open specific bugs and we will attempt to address them. 


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