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Bug 1361479

Summary: preupg crashes if next program in pipe closes stdin
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Reporter: Alois Mahdal <amahdal>
Component: preupgrade-assistantAssignee: Michal Bocek <mbocek>
Status: NEW --- QA Contact: Alois Mahdal <amahdal>
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Version: 6.8CC: amahdal, fkluknav, phracek, pstodulk
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Description Alois Mahdal 2016-07-29 07:02:30 UTC
Description of problem

preupg crashes if next program in pipe closes stdin.

For example:

    [0 root@qeos-61 ~]# preupg --list-rules | head
    List of all available rules:
    RHEL6_7: xccdf_preupg_rule_backup_NoverifyConfigs_noverifycfg
    RHEL6_7: xccdf_preupg_rule_backup_UntrackedFiles_untracked
    RHEL6_7: xccdf_preupg_rule_backup_bacula_check
    RHEL6_7: xccdf_preupg_rule_databases_mysql_configuration_changes_configuration
    RHEL6_7: xccdf_preupg_rule_databases_mysql_data_migration_migration
    RHEL6_7: xccdf_preupg_rule_databases_mysql_general_changes_general
    RHEL6_7: xccdf_preupg_rule_databases_postgresql_pre
    RHEL6_7: xccdf_preupg_rule_desktop_GNOME_gnome
    RHEL6_7: xccdf_preupg_rule_desktop_KDE_kde
    Usage: preupg [options]

    preupg: error: [Errno 32] Broken pipe
    [0 root@qeos-61 ~]# 

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How reproducible


Steps to Reproduce

 1. call `preupg | head`
 2. observe output tail

Actual results

error is printed

Expected results

no error

Comment 2 Petr Hracek 2016-07-29 08:43:58 UTC
Can you please attach also `preupg --list-rules --debug?

Comment 3 Alois Mahdal 2016-07-29 16:46:49 UTC
(In reply to Petr Hracek from comment #2)
> Can you please attach also `preupg --list-rules --debug?

'ere you go:

    [0 root@qeos-251 ~]# preupg --debug --list-rules | head
    List of all available rules:
    RHEL6_7: xccdf_preupg_rule_others_configchanges_check
    RHEL6_7: xccdf_preupg_rule_others_rsyslog_check
    RHEL6_7: xccdf_preupg_rule_others_vcsrepos_check_script
    RHEL6_7: xccdf_preupg_rule_others_NoVersionChangeEtc_nochange
    RHEL6_7: xccdf_preupg_rule_selinux_RestoreConfig_restoreConfig
    RHEL6_7: xccdf_preupg_rule_selinux_general_check
    RHEL6_7: xccdf_preupg_rule_selinux_CustomPolicy_check
    RHEL6_7: xccdf_preupg_rule_selinux_samba_check_script
    RHEL6_7: xccdf_preupg_rule_storage_warnquota_configuration_checkscript
    Traceback (most recent call last):
      File "/usr/bin/preupg", line 35, in <module>
      File "/usr/bin/preupg", line 21, in main
        ret =
      File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/preup/", line 613, in run
        log_message(settings.list_rules % '\n'.join(rules))
      File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/preup/", line 65, in log_message
    IOError: [Errno 32] Broken pipe