Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 83238
uname exits shell on invalid option
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:50:32 EDT
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Description of problem:
running 'uname -V' exits the shell. Ran it su'd to root and it exited me back
to my login shell. Ran it from my login shell and it logged me out entirely.
Also tried uname -T to see if it was specific to -V, and -T produced same
Additionally, in the error message the path to uname is incorrect. error
lists /usr/bin/uname, actual location is /bin/uname.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. uname -V
Actual Results: I received error w/ incorect path and my session was terminated
Expected Results: I should have received error w/ correct path and _not_ been
rizzo 0 /home/jetmore ># uname -T
/usr/bin/uname: invalid option -- T
Try `/usr/bin/uname --help' for more information.
rizzo 1 /home/jetmore >
Sounds like you have 'set -e' in effect in your shell.
The path is correct in coreutils in rawhide.