Bug 860467 - spacewalk-clone-by-date needs a better description of what it does
spacewalk-clone-by-date needs a better description of what it does
Product: Red Hat Satellite 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: Server (Show other bugs)
Unspecified Unspecified
medium Severity medium
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Assigned To: Jan Pazdziora
Dimitar Yordanov
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Blocks: 819027
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Reported: 2012-09-25 17:54 EDT by Peter Gervase
Modified: 2013-01-18 08:47 EST (History)
3 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: spacewalk-utils-1.7.15-39-sat
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2013-01-18 08:47:04 EST
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patch to add information to the man page (1.05 KB, patch)
2012-09-25 17:54 EDT, Peter Gervase
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External Trackers
Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2013:0167 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Red Hat Network Satellite server bug fix and enhancement update 2013-01-18 13:45:25 EST

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Description Peter Gervase 2012-09-25 17:54:11 EDT
Created attachment 617277 [details]
patch to add information to the man page

Description of problem:
The documentation on what spacewalk-clone-by-date exactly does (and doesn't do) is a bit lacking. 

The man page starts off with, 
"       Script to clone software channels and errata up to specific dates ensuring any added packages have their dependencies satisfied. Any destination channels
       that do not exist will be created.
but doesn't go into much detail or talk about cloning errata.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. install the spacewalk-utils package
2. man spacewalk-clone-by-date
Actual results:
See a man page with more detail

Expected results:
The man page doesn't have enough detail.

Additional info:
Attached is my patch, approved by the customer having this question:
Comment 2 Jan Pazdziora 2012-09-26 07:25:35 EDT
Patch applied to Spacewalk master, dd1a3cdc3b73c6b2b3f0bacd30f0b594d5658c22.
Comment 6 errata-xmlrpc 2013-01-18 08:47:04 EST
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.


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