Bug 55015 - [patch] 700.kernelmsg: Security check output enhacement (truncated 1st line problem)
Summary: [patch] 700.kernelmsg: Security check output enhacement (truncated 1st line p...
Status: Open
Alias: None
Product: Base System
Classification: Unclassified
Component: conf (show other bugs)
Version: 4.8-RELEASE
Hardware: Any Any
: Normal Affects Only Me
Assignee: freebsd-bugs mailing list
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Reported: 2003-07-29 15:20 UTC by Gustavo Bellotto
Modified: 2017-12-31 22:37 UTC (History)
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Description Gustavo Bellotto 2003-07-29 15:20:12 UTC
	As dmesg prints out the system message buffer, which seems to be cyclic on
a byte boundary, the first line of dmesg.today / yesterday are some times fragments
of a line. Thus the diff done by check_diff in the periodic security report shows
undesired unmatched fragments.

Fix: 

My suggestion is to add a "tail +2" in 700.kernelmsg (version 1.1.2.7),
to suppress first dmesg output line:

	cvs-freebsd:/etc/periodic/security>diff 700.kernelmsg 700.kernelmsg-
	47c47
	<       dmesg 2>/dev/null | tail +2 |
	---
	>       dmesg 2>/dev/null |

Best Regards,
Gustavo
How-To-Repeat:         Trivial.
Comment 1 Eitan Adler freebsd_committer freebsd_triage 2017-12-31 07:59:56 UTC
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