[Rpmlint-discuss] [PATCH] add option to disable /var/lock/subsys check

Ville Skyttä ville.skytta at iki.fi
Thu Jun 2 13:55:28 CEST 2011


On 06/01/2011 08:44 AM, Ludwig Nussel wrote:
> Ville Skyttä wrote:
>> On 05/31/2011 02:25 PM, Ludwig Nussel wrote:
>>> openSUSE for example doesn't use /var/lock/subsys
>>
>> Do you see the addition of subsys-unsupported message important enough
>> to warrant this patch and a new config option?  I'm asking because
>> subsys-not-used can already just be suppressed using filters in
>> rpmlint's config, and the subject of the patch mail mentions only that
>> and not the part that adds the new subsys-unsupported check.
> 
> Ah, ic. The subject should probably be rephrased indeed.
> subsys-not-used is already filtered but it turned out we do have a
> few init scripts (probably copied from RH) that erroneously touch
> files in /var/lock/subsys. Now with /var/lock on tmpfs that dir
> doesn't exist anymore.

Ok, so I take it that you'd still like the patch to be applied?  No
objections, just making sure.



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