Bug 455379 - cron jobs for users without home doesn't work
cron jobs for users without home doesn't work
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: vixie-cron (Show other bugs)
All Linux
medium Severity medium
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Assigned To: Marcela Mašláňová
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2008-07-15 04:55 EDT by Marcela Mašláňová
Modified: 2013-04-12 15:48 EDT (History)
1 user (show)

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Fixed In Version: RHBA-2008-0586
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2008-07-23 09:03:51 EDT
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run user's cron jobs without home (636 bytes, patch)
2008-07-15 08:35 EDT, Marcela Mašláňová
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Description Marcela Mašláňová 2008-07-15 04:55:31 EDT
The user created without home directory (useradd -M) can't run cron jobs. The
reason is that code of cron is checking home directory for creating environment.
Instead of failing job after "can't chdir", it should log and work as usual.
Comment 2 RHEL Product and Program Management 2008-07-15 08:30:33 EDT
This bugzilla has Keywords FutureFeature and thus does not meet the
release criteria for FasTrack. This FasTrack request has been denied.
This bugzilla must be addressed in a minor release.
Comment 3 Marcela Mašláňová 2008-07-15 08:35:48 EDT
Created attachment 311811 [details]
run user's cron jobs without home
Comment 9 errata-xmlrpc 2008-07-23 09:03:51 EDT
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on therefore solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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