Bug 70735 - installer removes invalid symlinks (upgrade)
installer removes invalid symlinks (upgrade)
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2002-08-04 12:17 EDT by P Jones
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:45 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-08-05 11:34:23 EDT
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Description P Jones 2002-08-04 12:17:32 EDT
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Description of problem:
I have /home a link to a nfs-mounted home directory elsewhere (/remote/home,
autofs is controling /remote ), which was presumably not mounted durring the
install.  /home was replaces with a perfectly normal directory (quite empty, I
might add) Same happened to 

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How reproducible:
Didn't try

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Um... install 7.3
2.set up home to point to a autofs remote mount
3.upgrade
4.fail to log in because your $HOME isn't there
	

Additional info:
Comment 1 P Jones 2002-08-04 12:21:34 EDT
Bah! to finish what I was saying:
Same happened to... /usr/local/games, but I thought I would write /home up :)
Comment 2 Michael Fulbright 2002-08-05 11:34:18 EDT
Jeremy this is the expected behavior correct?
Comment 3 Jeremy Katz 2002-08-05 14:57:49 EDT
Yes, /home is a directory in the filesystem package and so gets replaced as such
when filesystem gets upgraded

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