Bug 52726 - /var/yp/Makefile buggy
/var/yp/Makefile buggy
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 49836
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: ypserv (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Alexander Larsson
Aaron Brown
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Reported: 2001-08-28 10:28 EDT by Kurt Ludwig
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:36 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-03-19 10:56:14 EST
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Description Kurt Ludwig 2001-08-28 10:28:00 EDT
Description of Problem:

if you try to make any individual database under /var/yp it never puts it 
under /var/yp/DOMAINNAME, just under /var/yp. running 'make' and 
rebuilding everything works OK.

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How Reproducible:

very... This bug has existed since at LEAST RH7.1 when I discovered it.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. set a domainname
2. start ypbind
3. go into /var/yp and make an individual database, such as passwd

Actual Results:
the new databases get created under /var/yp

Expected Results:
the databases SHOULD get created under /var/yp/DOMAINNAME where DOMAINNAME 
is the current NIS domainname of the server

Additional Information:
This could confuse a user coming from a standard UNIX environment where 
he/she can make just the one database that needs updating instead of re-
running everything. (BTW.... this works correctly in solaris 2.6 2.7 2.8. 
Those are the only ones I've tested. Prolly works ok in most of the rest 
filed under another bug number for RH7.1
Comment 1 Alexander Larsson 2002-03-21 10:54:27 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 49836 ***

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