Bug 453761 - FreeRADIUS %post should not include chown -R
FreeRADIUS %post should not include chown -R
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: freeradius (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: John Dennis
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-07-02 09:02 EDT by Jos Vos
Modified: 2008-07-31 21:46 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: freeradius-2.0.5-2
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Last Closed: 2008-07-30 10:18:17 EDT
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Description Jos Vos 2008-07-02 09:02:22 EDT
Description of problem:
Shouldn't the recursive chown in %post, conflicting with the specified
permissions in %files (!), be replaced by proper %attr settings in %files or
otherwise be omitted at all?  AFAIK using chown in %post sections only can be
justified in very rare cases and this is not such a case, I think.

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Comment 1 John Dennis 2008-07-02 10:24:59 EDT
Thank you for your good eyes Jos, I absolutely agree. The upstream spec file for
2.x had this and I did a fair amount of cut-n-paste from that spec file when I
brought our version up to 2.x. Apparently I missed this operation in %post when
I was doing some cut-n-paste. I will fix it immediately.
Comment 2 John Dennis 2008-07-30 10:18:17 EDT
fixed in freeradius-2.0.5-2
Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2008-07-30 10:56:00 EDT
freeradius-2.0.5-2.fc9 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 9
Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2008-07-31 21:46:24 EDT
freeradius-2.0.5-2.fc9 has been pushed to the Fedora 9 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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