Bug 73497 - unix domain file system entries cannot be removed after creation.
Summary: unix domain file system entries cannot be removed after creation.
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: libc   
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Version: 7.2
Hardware: i686 Linux
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Assignee: Jakub Jelinek
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Reported: 2002-09-05 15:01 UTC by george.miller
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:38 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-12-15 22:55:31 UTC
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unix domain socket creation. (2.11 KB, patch)
2002-09-05 15:42 UTC, george.miller
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Description george.miller 2002-09-05 15:01:09 UTC
Description of Problem:unix domain files system entries cannopt be rm'ed or unlinked.

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How Reproducible: we have a process that creates a unix domain listening socket (pathname i/tmp/LOGSOCKET). this process is invoked from a 
initd script as su - <username> -c script/process. after this process creates this file system entry, it cannot be removed even by super user.  if the 
process is brought up  from the command line (rather than through the initd script) it is not a problem. the process that creates LOGSOCKET first 
attempts to unlink it (if it is there) so that after a boot it will work (/tmp is reset) and subsequent attempts fail. we can unlink the file within the 
process when the process terminates, but if the process cores or is abnormally terminated, we can never remove the file upon subsequent 
invocations of the process. i have attached some code that will create the unix domain socket.

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Comment 1 george.miller 2002-09-05 15:42:52 UTC
Created attachment 75064 [details]
unix domain socket creation.

Comment 2 Alan Cox 2002-12-15 22:55:31 UTC
Unable to reproduce in current Red Hat - or 7.2

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