Bug 996857 - reverse arithmetic evaluation
reverse arithmetic evaluation
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: rsyslog7 (Show other bugs)
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unspecified Severity unspecified
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Assigned To: Tomas Heinrich
Dalibor Pospíšil
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Blocks: 1030206 1108066
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Reported: 2013-08-14 03:37 EDT by Bala.FA
Modified: 2015-11-22 21:57 EST (History)
5 users (show)

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: 1108066 (view as bug list)
Last Closed: 2014-10-14 03:30:22 EDT
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The fix is attached (1.13 KB, patch)
2013-08-14 03:44 EDT, Bala.FA
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Description Bala.FA 2013-08-14 03:37:50 EDT
Description of problem:

When arithmetic operation is done in configuration file like

if $msgid % 10 == 0 then /var/log/event.log

the evaluation happens in reverse ie 10 % $msgid, which happens to be wrong result/behavior.

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Comment 2 Bala.FA 2013-08-14 03:44:16 EDT
Created attachment 786420 [details]
The fix is attached
Comment 3 RHEL Product and Program Management 2013-10-13 22:44:42 EDT
This request was not resolved in time for the current release.
Red Hat invites you to ask your support representative to
propose this request, if still desired, for consideration in
the next release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
Comment 5 Tomas Heinrich 2014-03-20 18:17:05 EDT
This is to be solved either by the rebase to v7 (bug 869600) or additional patch.
Comment 13 errata-xmlrpc 2014-10-14 03:30:22 EDT
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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