Bug 458144 - default home dir is /home/ident
Summary: default home dir is /home/ident
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: authd
Version: 5.2
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Roman Rakus
QA Contact:
Depends On:
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Reported: 2008-08-06 17:20 UTC by Jason Bradley Nance
Modified: 2020-03-09 12:00 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2009-04-22 12:52:07 UTC
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Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2009:0442 0 normal SHIPPED_LIVE authd bug fix update 2009-04-22 12:51:57 UTC

Description Jason Bradley Nance 2008-08-06 17:20:13 UTC
Description of problem:
When installed, authd creates a system user "ident" with a home directory of "/home/ident".  This doesn't seem to follow the conventions...

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. yum -y install authd
Actual results:
'ident' user created with home dir of '/home/ident'

Expected results:
'ident' user created with home dir of '/'

Additional info:

Comment 1 RHEL Program Management 2009-03-26 16:48:55 UTC
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for
inclusion, but this component is not scheduled to be updated in
the current Red Hat Enterprise Linux release. If you would like
this request to be reviewed for the next minor release, ask your
support representative to set the next rhel-x.y flag to "?".

Comment 3 Roman Rakus 2009-03-31 11:32:42 UTC
Fixed in authd-1.4.3-10

Comment 9 Roman Rakus 2009-04-06 11:12:35 UTC
Added to authd-1.4.3-11

Comment 13 errata-xmlrpc 2009-04-22 12:52:07 UTC
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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