Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 201388
quota-3.10-8 overwrites files
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:10 EST
Description of problem:Updating quota overwrites /etc/quotagrpadmins and
/etc/quotatab. /etc/warnquota.conf is unaffected.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):quota-3.10-8
How reproducible:Every time
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Ensure quota-3.10-7 or lower is installed
2.modify /etc/warnquota.conf, /etc/quotatab, and /etc/quotagrpadmins
Actual results:/etc/quotagrpadmins and /etc/quotatab are overwritten, and
rpmsave files are not created. /etc/warnquota remains untouched
Expected results: all config files should remain unmodified
Additional info: Similar bug in FC5, fixed: Bigzilla <a
Looks like a minor packaging change, though RHEL3 is now in its maintenance
phase and I don't think this will meet the criteria of a critical bug or
This bug is filed against RHEL 3, which is in maintenance phase.
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