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Bug 112888 - mrtg writes lock file and threshfiles to /etc/mrtg/ directory.
mrtg writes lock file and threshfiles to /etc/mrtg/ directory.
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: mrtg (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Miloslav Trmač
: 64199 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2004-01-05 08:14 EST by Daniel Walsh
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: 2.10.15-1
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Last Closed: 2004-08-17 06:03:01 EDT
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Description Daniel Walsh 2004-01-05 08:14:28 EST
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Description of problem:
It should be doing this in /var/lock and /var/lib.

Makes write security policy for this tool difficult and cludgy.

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1. run tool

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Comment 1 Miloslav Trmač 2004-08-16 16:40:36 EDT
*** Bug 64199 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 2 Miloslav Trmač 2004-08-17 06:03:01 EDT
Moved to /var/lock/mrtg and /var/lib/mrtg in default config.

Users can still change the directories by editing the config file or
the invocation command though.

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