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Bug 734563 - /etc/rc.d/init.d/smolt does not disable the checkin as advertised
Summary: /etc/rc.d/init.d/smolt does not disable the checkin as advertised
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: smolt
Version: 15
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Will Woods
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2011-08-30 18:45 UTC by Matt McCutchen
Modified: 2012-08-07 19:12 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2012-08-07 19:12:28 UTC
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Description Matt McCutchen 2011-08-30 18:45:08 UTC
Description of problem:
/etc/rc.d/init.d/smolt claims to be able to disable the monthly checkin.  However, I can find no evidence that it actually does so.  The only thing /etc/rc.d/init.d/smolt does is create or remove a lock file, but I could not find any reference to this lock file in the Smolt code.  And when I manually ran the command from the crontab (runuser smolt -s /bin/bash -c '/usr/bin/smoltSendProfile -c'), it attempted to check in regardless of the /etc/rc.d/init.d/smolt state.

This has potential privacy implications.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
As root:
1. /etc/rc.d/init.d/smolt disable
2. Run the command from the crontab: runuser smolt -s /bin/bash -c '/usr/bin/smoltSendProfile -c'

Actual results:
Attempted checkin (fails due to bug 734560, separate issue)

Expected results:
Smolt exits because the checkin is disabled.  Or, /etc/rc.d/init.d/smolt is removed and the ability to disable the checkin is not advertised.

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