Bug 17384 - Location of home directories
Location of home directories
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: ftp (Show other bugs)
6.2
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
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Reported: 2000-09-09 15:13 EDT by David Highley
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-09-09 15:13:32 EDT
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Description David Highley 2000-09-09 15:13:31 EDT
Ftp, gdm, and piranaha have home directories of /home/ftp ...  This
presents a problem for most sites with auto mounting  of home directories. 
For example I recieved the following error from a patch down load because
the home directory had been eclipsed by the automounter.

Date: Fri, 28 Jul 2000 18:47:22 -0700
Subject: Results from Red Hat Update Agent

Update Agent Run Summary:
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installing package piranha-gui-0.4.14-1 needs 1Kb on the /home filesystem

Some sort of error has occurred, aborting.
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2000-09-12 18:36:03 EDT
If you'll look at the pinstripe beta, the ftp directory
has been moved to /var/ftp (for example.) Similar things
have been done with the http directory.

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