Bug 88249 - RFE: update localtime file of chroot jail(for postfix)
RFE: update localtime file of chroot jail(for postfix)
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: redhat-config-date (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Brent Fox
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Reported: 2003-04-08 02:48 EDT by SEKINE Tatsuo
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:52 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-05-27 17:05:41 EDT
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Description SEKINE Tatsuo 2003-04-08 02:48:27 EDT
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Description of problem:
Postfix is configured to use chroot jail by default rpm settings.
Then zoneinfo for chroot jail is located at 
"/var/spool/postfix/etc/localtime".

When redhat-config-date(redhat-config-time/timeconfig) chage
zoneinfo, it update only /etc/localtime.

When postfix is installed in system-install time,
/etc/localtime is for "EST".
Then, the zoneinfo for chrooted postfix is set as "EST".
The change of system-wide zoneinfo do NOT influence postfix,
which is run at first reboot time and sys-unconfig(1)ed.

Please update /var/spool/postfix/etc/localtime by
redhat-config-date also.
I don't know what packages use chroot jail feature except postfix.
If any other package which use chroot jail exist,
update it's (chroot jail)/etc/localtime too.




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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. see /usr/share/redhat-config-date/timezoneBackend.py
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When postfix is installed in system-install time,
/etc/localtime is for "EST".
Then, the zoneinfo for chrooted postfix is set as "EST" always.
The change of system-wide zoneinfo do NOT influence postfix.
Comment 1 Brent Fox 2003-05-27 17:05:41 EDT
This should be implemented in redhat-config-date-1.5.13-1.  Thanks for your report.

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