Bug 840189 - tmpfiles configuration file in wrong directory
tmpfiles configuration file in wrong directory
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: pam (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Tomas Mraz
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2012-07-14 03:43 EDT by Eric Smith
Modified: 2012-07-27 16:26 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: pam-1.1.5-8.fc18
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Last Closed: 2012-07-27 16:26:07 EDT
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Description Eric Smith 2012-07-14 03:43:22 EDT
Description of problem:

This package installs a configuration file in /etc/tmpfiles.d which actually belongs in the %{_prefix}/lib/tmpfiles.d directory.  Putting a configuration file in /etc/tmpfiles.d is a violation of the Fedora tmpfiles packaging guidelines and contrary to the intent of /etc/tmpfiles.d to be used by local administrators to override default policy in /usr/lib/tmpfiles.d as documented in the tmpfiles.d(5) man page.

The Fedora Tmpfiles.d packaging guidelines may be found at:
http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging:Tmpfiles.d

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