Bug 70735 - installer removes invalid symlinks (upgrade)
Summary: installer removes invalid symlinks (upgrade)
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda   
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Version: limbo
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Jeremy Katz
QA Contact: Brock Organ
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2002-08-04 16:17 UTC by P Jones
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:45 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-08-05 15:34:23 UTC
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Description P Jones 2002-08-04 16:17:32 UTC
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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 

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
Didn't try

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

Additional info:

Comment 1 P Jones 2002-08-04 16:21:34 UTC
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 15:34:18 UTC
Jeremy this is the expected behavior correct?

Comment 3 Jeremy Katz 2002-08-05 18:57:49 UTC
Yes, /home is a directory in the filesystem package and so gets replaced as such
when filesystem gets upgraded

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