Bug 604195 - report --username option should be removed until it is supported by plugins
Summary: report --username option should be removed until it is supported by plugins
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: report
Version: 6.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Gavin Romig-Koch
QA Contact: David Kutálek
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2010-06-15 15:16 UTC by David Kutálek
Modified: 2010-11-10 21:29 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2010-11-10 21:29:36 UTC

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Description David Kutálek 2010-06-15 15:16:46 UTC
Description of problem:

report command has a command line parameter --username.
However, usage of this parameter is not implemented in any plugin right now.
Therefore, it should be removed for now to not confuse users.

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


How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. report --target scp --host localhost --path=/tmp --username=dkutalek ./dummy-report.txt 
2. similar for other targets where username makes sense
Actual results:

Report asks for username...

Expected results:

Username given via commandline should be used OR --username parameter should not be available at all.

Additional info:

Comment 1 RHEL Product and Program Management 2010-06-15 15:33:14 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 2 David Kutálek 2010-06-17 09:35:32 UTC
I found out that username option from /etc/report.d/scp config file is not used neither. It should be removed from default scp config file until supported.

Comment 3 Gavin Romig-Koch 2010-06-17 20:34:47 UTC
pushed to fedora hosted src repo.

Comment 7 releng-rhel@redhat.com 2010-11-10 21:29:36 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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