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Bug 451884 - Dislocate doesn't work on red hat 5
Summary: Dislocate doesn't work on red hat 5
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: expect
Version: 5.1
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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high
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Vitezslav Crhonek
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2008-06-17 22:55 UTC by Jorge
Modified: 2013-03-12 13:57 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2013-03-12 13:57:46 UTC
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Description Jorge 2008-06-17 22:55:32 UTC
Description of problem: 

The program dislocate is included with the expect package. It is supposed to
allow you to run programs in the background (similar to screen). It worked fine
on RHEL 4, but stopped working on RHEL 5.

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

expect-5.43.0-5.1

How reproducible:

Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Try using it, for example: dislocate date
2. program never returns
3.
  
Actual results:

Escape sequence is ^]
(Program never returns)

Expected results:

Escape sequence is ^]
Tue Jun 17 15:53:42 PDT 2008

Additional info:

Comment 1 Vitezslav Crhonek 2013-03-12 13:57:46 UTC
RHEL-5 is entering Production 2 Phase (see [1]), only critical and important security issues are going to be adressed => closing this bug WONTFIX.

[1] https://access.redhat.com/support/policy/updates/errata/


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