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Bug 74324 - chkconfig stops if symlink cannot be resolved in /etc/init.d
chkconfig stops if symlink cannot be resolved in /etc/init.d
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: chkconfig (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
Ben Levenson
: 103381 107838 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2002-09-20 09:57 EDT by Peter Bieringer
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:31 EDT (History)
3 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: 1.3.14-1
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Last Closed: 2005-02-02 15:57:01 EST
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Description Peter Bieringer 2002-09-20 09:57:46 EDT
Description of problem:
if /etc/init.d contains an unresolvable symlink to an external program,
chkconfig will stop immediately

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
chkconfig version 1.3.5

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. # ln -sf /tmp/notexist /etc/init.d/notexist
2. # chkconfig --list
keytable        0:off   1:on    2:on    3:on    4:on    5:on    6:off
syslog-ng       0:off   1:off   2:on    3:on    4:on    5:on    6:off
error reading from directory /etc/init.d: No such file or directory[root@gromit

Actual Results:  Not displaying anymore information

Expected Results:  Fulfilling list, perhaps displaying a message about such symlink

Additional info:
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2005-02-02 15:57:01 EST
fixed in 1.3.14-1.
Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2005-02-02 16:02:22 EST
*** Bug 103381 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 2005-02-02 16:21:49 EST
*** Bug 107838 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

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