In RHEL5 several previous bugs were fixed. Among them the bug that integers preceded by zero were not properly recognised as
Several people had in their scripts integers (e.g 8) as 08.
The advent of RHEL5 (bug fix) made these numbers octals and caused
scripts to fail when the octal number (e.g. 08) didn't exist or didn't have the correct meaning (e.g 017).
- Edit the file manually and strip the prefix zeros from the numbers
- Execute the following python script:
If you use the bash shell:
If you use tcsh shell:
For all, excute the command (you need to download rmoct.py and run_rm.py)