Bug 141114 - authconfig prints critical error messages if samba isn't installed
Summary: authconfig prints critical error messages if samba isn't installed
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: authconfig   
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Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Tomas Mraz
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Keywords: FutureFeature
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Reported: 2004-11-29 13:56 UTC by Chris Ricker
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:10 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: authconfig-5.1.0-1
Doc Type: Enhancement
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Last Closed: 2006-01-06 15:35:18 UTC
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Description Chris Ricker 2004-11-29 13:56:47 UTC
authconfig fails if samba isn't installed

authconfig: critical error writing /etc//samba/smb.conf: No such file
or directory
[root@spamstop ~]# rpm -q samba-common
package samba-common is not installed
[root@spamstop ~]# 

This is related to bug #137321 (ie, the correct solution isn't simply
to add samba-common to the Requires for authconfig :-)

Comment 1 Tomas Mraz 2004-12-02 16:28:44 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 137321 ***

Comment 2 Tomas Mraz 2005-08-24 08:38:35 UTC
Authconfig shouldn't write to configuration files which values haven't been changed.

This will be fixed in the process of rewriting authconfig in Python.

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