Bug 76640 - IBM RSS: Application 'neat' strips comments from the end of lines in modules.conf
IBM RSS: Application 'neat' strips comments from the end of lines in modules....
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: redhat-config-network (Show other bugs)
7.3
All Linux
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Assigned To: Harald Hoyer
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Blocks: 107565
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Reported: 2002-10-24 11:00 EDT by Jeff Needle
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:47 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-04-21 20:50:10 EDT
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Description Jeff Needle 2002-10-24 11:00:23 EDT
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Description of problem:
In Issues :: IBM-RSS :: Issue 9257 IBM RSS reports:

The network configuration application, neat, will strip comments from the end of
a line in modules.conf if before that comment is an entry for a loadable module.

For example, before we run neat, our modules.conf file looks like this:
alias parport_lowlevel parport_pc
# we have comments like this
alias usb-controller usb-uhci # we need end of line comments
# we have comments like this

Then after we run neat to add the ethernet adapter it looks like this:
alias parport_lowlevel parport_pc
# we have comments like this
alias usb-controller usb-uhci
# we have comments like this
alias eth0 pcnet32

We don't believe neat should be stripping any of these comments from the
modules.conf file. 

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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Add comments to modules.conf
2.run neat
3.read modules.conf
	

Actual Results:  comments are missing

Expected Results:  comments are not missing

Additional info:
Comment 1 Suzanne Hillman 2003-10-03 17:03:13 EDT
Moved so it blocks, instead of depending on, the U3 blocker bug list.
Comment 2 Harald Hoyer 2003-10-06 10:36:18 EDT
built in errata-candidate
Comment 4 Suzanne Hillman 2004-04-13 16:17:37 EDT
Verified. Closing.
Comment 5 Suzanne Hillman 2004-04-13 16:18:17 EDT
*sigh* No, verified for i386. I didn't check on ia64. Putting back
into modified state.
Comment 6 John Flanagan 2004-04-21 20:50:10 EDT
An errata has been issued which should help the problem described in this bug report. 
This report is therefore being closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files, please follow the link below. You may reopen 
this bug report if the solution does not work for you.

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHBA-2004-130.html

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