OpenSSH-1.12pre15: PATCH: packages/redhat/sshd.init

Damien Miller djm at
Tue Dec 7 14:34:20 EST 1999

On Sun, 5 Dec 1999, Jim Knoble wrote:

> The ChangeLog indicates:
>   19991113
>    [...]
>    - Revised Redhat initscript to fix bug: sshd (re)start would fail
>       if executed from inside a ssh login.
> Unfortunately, the changes made to the init script make it no longer
> work on a Red Hat Linux 4.x or 5.x system, which doesn't use the
> `success' or `failure' functions available in Red Hat Linux 6.x.
> The attached patch enables the script to work in either environment by
> checking for the existence of the `success' shell function.


Damien Miller 

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