Bug 49262 - cron.daily/tmpwatch generates No such file messages
cron.daily/tmpwatch generates No such file messages
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 44117
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: tmpwatch (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Preston Brown
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2001-07-17 11:07 EDT by David Thiede
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:34 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-07-17 16:24:10 EDT
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Description David Thiede 2001-07-17 11:07:18 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:0.9.2) Gecko/20010701

Description of problem:
cron.daily/tmpwatch generates error messages when attemping scan
directories that are non-existant when X sub-systems are not installed. The
install was based on the standard server install but with no X server
components. The message follows:
Subject: Cron <root@nsA> run-parts /etc/cron.daily


error: lstat() of directory /var/cache/man/X11R6/cat? failed: No such file
or directory

The X11R6 and local directories don't exist in /var/cache/man for our
installation. I would recommend expanding the conditional checks that are
used in /etc/cron.daily/tmpwatch that check for /var/cache/man to include
checks for the  sub-directories for situations where they don't exist.

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. install without X packages
2. Configure sendmail

Actual Results:  cron sends a daily nag messages complaining about "No such
file or directory"

Expected Results:  Would like to not see the message.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Michael Schwendt 2001-07-17 16:22:21 EDT
Run this:

$ rpm -q man 

and if you get the same output, this is a duplicate of bug #47859.
Comment 2 Michael Schwendt 2001-07-17 16:24:06 EDT
And also a duplicate of #44117 which seems to be the first one.
Comment 3 David Thiede 2001-07-17 20:58:57 EDT
This is truly a duplicate of some other bugs reported in the last week. Just
didn't see them when searching.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 44117 ***

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