Bug 73892 - /usr/libexec not owned by any package
Summary: /usr/libexec not owned by any package
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: filesystem   
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Version: 8.0
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Bill Nottingham
QA Contact: Mike McLean
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Blocks: 73984
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2002-09-12 23:05 UTC by Enrico Scholz
Modified: 2014-03-17 02:30 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-11-06 08:26:36 UTC
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Description Enrico Scholz 2002-09-12 23:05:14 UTC
Description of Problem:

The /usr/libexec directory is used by a lot of packages but not owned by them:

| $ rpm -qf /usr/libexec/* |wc
|    22      50     516
| $ rpm -qf /usr/libexec
| file /usr/libexec is not owned by any package

Although this directory is not specified by the LHS, it should be owned by a
base-package like filesystem or glibc-common (please reassign if the latter
seems to be more properly).

Orphaned directories are a nuisances on package-removal and in the hands of a
paranoid sysadmin who uses 'umask 077'...

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Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2002-11-20 21:15:47 UTC
Will be fixed in 2.2.0-1.

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