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Bug 618726 - Scriptreplay should be included with util-linux package, not excluded
Scriptreplay should be included with util-linux package, not excluded
Status: CLOSED NEXTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: util-linux (Show other bugs)
5.5
All Linux
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Assigned To: Karel Zak
qe-baseos-daemons
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Reported: 2010-07-27 11:38 EDT by William Lovins
Modified: 2010-07-29 06:43 EDT (History)
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Description William Lovins 2010-07-27 11:38:04 EDT
Description of problem:
The command scriptreplay is excluded from the distribution. Excluding the command makes it more difficult to replay / reviewing sessions recorded by the script, especially when timing is enabled. The spec file (Version: 2.13 Release: 0.52 line 538) lists %{_bindir}/scriptreplay as a deprecated command. I cannot find any command that replaces it, nor are there any notes in the changelog that explain why this is excluded or what it was replaced with. Additionally, the man page for script lists scriptreplay as the correct command for replaying sessions recorded with script.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
util-linux-2.13-0.52.el5_4.1.src.rpm

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install util-linux
2. Record a session with script 
3. ???
  
Actual results:
-bash: scriptreplay: command not found

Expected results:
Script replay would start replaying the session.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Karel Zak 2010-07-29 06:43:45 EDT
(In reply to comment #0)
> Description of problem:
> The command scriptreplay is excluded from the distribution.

The scriptreplay command depends on perl. We don't want to install perl on all
RHEL machines.

The command has been rewritten to C in util-linux-ng 2.14 -- and it's available in RHEL6.

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