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Bug 82460 - rpm should exit with a postive return code when usage prints
Summary: rpm should exit with a postive return code when usage prints
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: rpm
Version: 2.1
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jeff Johnson
QA Contact: Mike McLean
Depends On:
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Reported: 2003-01-22 13:50 UTC by James Olin Oden
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:06 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Enhancement
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Last Closed: 2003-01-22 14:01:00 UTC
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Description James Olin Oden 2003-01-22 13:50:50 UTC
Description of problem:
If you run rpm with an invalid command line rpm returns with an exit code
0 signifying all was well, when in fact all was not well.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.  Run:

      rpm qa
2.  Type:

      echo $?

Actual results:
rpm prints the usage, and the echo the exit code prints 0.

Expected results:
rpm prints usage and exit code was greater than zero.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 2003-01-22 14:01:00 UTC
Already fixed in CVS, rpm-4.2-0.59 when built.

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