Bug 114826 - work link causes dead loop on backup
work link causes dead loop on backup
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: openoffice.org (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Dan Williams
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Reported: 2004-02-03 05:01 EST by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-06-29 13:31:54 EDT
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Description Need Real Name 2004-02-03 05:01:51 EST
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Description of problem:
$home/user/.openoffice/user/work -> $home/user

this soft link cause dead look when backup, because the link points 
to its parent directory, which contains the link it self. during 
backup, a dead loop if formed, which fills the backup media

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. edit any file using openoffice
2. backup the home directory 

Actual Results:  a directory tree getting deeper and deeper, the same 
thing backed up again and again

Additional info:
Comment 1 Dan Williams 2004-02-10 14:31:42 EST
Link creation removed in 1.1.0-12.EL, hopefully to be included in RHEL3 U2
Comment 2 Dan Williams 2004-06-29 13:31:54 EDT
fixed in RHEL3 Update 2

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