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Re: [rhel5-branch] Fix shlex traceback if pxeboot cmdline ends in a quote (#500198)

On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 05:15:44PM -0400, Will Woods wrote:
> There's a pxelinux bug where it fails to add the beginning quote
> when it tries to add BOOT_IMAGE= to the commandline and the label
> has spaces (you get e.g.: 'linux BOOT_IMAGE=vmlinuz with label"')
> Previously we tried to fix this up by adding a quote after
> BOOT_IMAGE= whenever the cmdline ends in a quote. This causes us
> to have unbalanced quotes if the cmdline is something like:
>     linux BOOT_IMAGE=vmlinuz ethtool="speed 100 duplex"
> With this change, we now split the commandline at BOOT_IMAGE= and
> check to see if the right side has unbalanced quotes. If so, we add
> a quote after BOOT_IMAGE=.

This does work, as long as there are no other unbalanced quotes. But
that's a user problem, so Ack.

Brian C. Lane | Anaconda Team | IRC: bcl #anaconda | Port Orchard, WA (PST8PDT)

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