Bug 110662 - missing home directories after instalation
missing home directories after instalation
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: setup (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2003-11-22 09:40 EST by Ales Ledvinka
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:40 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-11-23 23:16:24 EST
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Description Ales Ledvinka 2003-11-22 09:40:47 EST
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Description of problem:
after minimal (and posibly most custom and maybe other predefined too)
install /etc/passwd contains users which are not needed with home
directories which does not exist yet.

should be probably fixed by modifying post install scripts for several
other packages.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
Didn't try

Steps to Reproduce:
1. minimal install
2. reboot
3. login
4. pwchk

Actual Results:  user adm: directory /var/adm does not exist
user news: directory /etc/news does not exist
user uucp: directory /var/spool/uucp does not exist
user gopher: directory /var/gopher does not exist
user ftp: directory /var/ftp does not exist
user pcap: directory /var/arpwatch does not exist
pwck: no changes 

Expected Results:  silent end errorless run of pwchk

Additional info:
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2003-11-23 23:16:24 EST
For directories/packages contained in the setup package, this really
can't change due to legacy issues.

For other added users, please file bugs against their respective

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