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Bug 76640

Summary: IBM RSS: Application 'neat' strips comments from the end of lines in modules.conf
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Jeff Needle <jneedle>
Component: redhat-config-networkAssignee: Harald Hoyer <harald>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact:
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Version: 7.3CC: jneedle, mitr, tao
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Description Jeff Needle 2002-10-24 15:00:23 UTC
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 Galeon/1.2.6 (X11; Linux i686; U;) Gecko/20020913

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. 

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


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 21:03:13 UTC
Moved so it blocks, instead of depending on, the U3 blocker bug list.

Comment 2 Harald Hoyer 2003-10-06 14:36:18 UTC
built in errata-candidate

Comment 4 Suzanne Hillman 2004-04-13 20:17:37 UTC
Verified. Closing.

Comment 5 Suzanne Hillman 2004-04-13 20:18:17 UTC
*sigh* No, verified for i386. I didn't check on ia64. Putting back
into modified state.

Comment 6 John Flanagan 2004-04-22 00:50:10 UTC
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