Bug 5403 - samba requires a "home directory" in /home
samba requires a "home directory" in /home
Status: CLOSED NEXTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: samba (Show other bugs)
6.0
All Linux
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Assigned To: Trond Eivind Glomsrxd
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Reported: 1999-09-27 15:24 EDT by Michael Tokarev
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-10-05 11:20:06 EDT
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Description Michael Tokarev 1999-09-27 15:24:43 EDT
samba server package installs a "homedir" /home/samba
that is included in cpio archive. If a customer have an
nfs-mounted home directory (via automount, very common
for Solaris, for example), installing samba on "non-root"
machine will fail with message "unable to create
/home/samba"). This is a some general question -- why
samba need that directory?!
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-10-05 11:20:59 EDT
Removed in samba-2.0.5a-14, in the next Raw Hide release.

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