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Bug 235999 - Wrong init script
Summary: Wrong init script
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: anacron
Version: 5.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
: ---
Assignee: Marcela Mašláňová
QA Contact: Brock Organ
Depends On:
Blocks: 237789 236018 236019
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-04-11 13:02 UTC by Michal Marciniszyn
Modified: 2014-02-10 23:01 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2007-09-25 09:17:03 UTC
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Description Michal Marciniszyn 2007-04-11 13:02:13 UTC
Description of problem:
initscript of anacron ends if /usr/sbin/anacron does not exist with exit code 0.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. mv /usr/sbin/anacron /usr/sbin/anacron.gotcha
2. service anacron start
3. echo $?
Actual results:

Expected results:
non-zero error code

Additional info:
There are several more bugs in init script, namely the status command should
always run irrespectible of lack of binary/conf file... For our initscript
guidelines watch

Comment 1 Marcela Mašláňová 2007-09-25 09:17:03 UTC
This problem is resolved in the next release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Red
Hat does not currently plan to provide a resolution for this in a Red Hat
Enterprise Linux update for currently deployed systems.

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