Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 58239
uucp should be in the lock group
Last modified: 2014-03-16 22:24:57 EDT
Description of Problem:
uucico is setuid/setgid to uucp.uucp. it needs write acces to /var/lock in order
/var/lock is writeable by id root and group lock, not by uucp
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. run uucico
Fails with "cannot set lock"
Should run properly
There are several ways to fix the situation, IMHO adding uucp to group lock is
It's intentional that it's not in the lock group, for security reasons.
AFAIK, it's a build error; if you rebuild it (with lockdev-devel installed), it
should work fine.