Bug 70716 - nscd initscript has wrong error handling
nscd initscript has wrong error handling
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: glibc (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jakub Jelinek
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2002-08-04 10:42 EDT by Peter van Egdom
Modified: 2016-11-24 10:13 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-12-15 17:07:23 EST
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Description Peter van Egdom 2002-08-04 10:42:10 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.1b) Gecko/20020721

Description of problem:
"nscd start" as normal user :

[peterve@limbo-pc init.d]$ ./nscd start
Starting nscd:                                             [  OK  ]
touch: creating `/var/lock/subsys/nscd': Toegang geweigerd

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. "nscd start" as a normal user

Actual Results:
Starting nscd:                                             [  OK  ]
touch: creating `/var/lock/subsys/nscd': Toegang geweigerd

Expected Results:
Starting nscd:                                             [FAILED]
touch: creating `/var/lock/subsys/nscd': Toegang geweigerd

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Source RPM: glibc-2.2.90-17.src.rpm
Comment 1 Peter van Egdom 2002-11-01 17:22:11 EST
Bug still occurs in Red Hat Linux 8.0.
Comment 2 Alan Cox 2002-12-15 17:07:23 EST
The nscd lock file is intentionally root only

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