Bug 592601 - report library needs to run without config files
Summary: report library needs to run without config files
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: report
Version: 14
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Gavin Romig-Koch
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
Blocks: 592602 592603
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2010-05-15 17:16 UTC by Gavin Romig-Koch
Modified: 2012-08-16 22:32 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Fixed In Version: report-0.14
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
: 592602 (view as bug list)
Last Closed: 2012-08-16 22:32:09 UTC
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Description Gavin Romig-Koch 2010-05-15 17:16:13 UTC
I strongly suspect that, within the installer, when anaconda makes use of the report library, there is no access to any config files (because there is no root file system to get config files from).

In any case the report library should be able to run even if all it's config files are inaccessible.  

To do this we need to make two changes:
   all places where config files are read, need to be able to recover if the files are not there, or if the files are unreadable, or any other error reading them.

   we need to mark in some machine readable way, the set of 'default' plugins that should be usable (by report) if the primary /etc/report.conf file is not readable.  Plugins should only be marked this way if they can be run without

Comment 1 Gavin Romig-Koch 2010-05-17 19:17:37 UTC
This is fixed in the fedoraproject src repo.

Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2010-07-30 11:38:27 UTC
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 14 development cycle.
Changing version to '14'.

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