Bug 75710 - bind startup script does not allow /etc/named.conf to be a symlink
Summary: bind startup script does not allow /etc/named.conf to be a symlink
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: bind   
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Version: 8.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Daniel Walsh
QA Contact: Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2002-10-11 12:01 UTC by Paul Gear
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:47 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-08-01 19:53:52 UTC
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Patch to /etc/init.d/named (663 bytes, patch)
2002-10-11 12:01 UTC, Paul Gear
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Description Paul Gear 2002-10-11 12:01:18 UTC
Description of Problem:
bind startup script does not allow /etc/named.conf to be a symlink

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

How Reproducible:
Every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1. cd /etc
2. mkdir named.data
3. mv named.conf named.data
4. ln -s named.data/named.conf .
5. service named start

Actual Results:
named not started

Expected Results:
named started

Additional Information:
The startup script should check for its requirements using more flexible test
operations.  Attached is a suggested patch.

Comment 1 Paul Gear 2002-10-11 12:01:55 UTC
Created attachment 79945 [details]
Patch to /etc/init.d/named

Comment 2 Daniel Walsh 2003-01-06 20:32:54 UTC
Fixed in bind-9.2.1-12

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