Bug 980598 - When saving crontab: "can't create directory /tmpqroneko-user
When saving crontab: "can't create directory /tmpqroneko-user
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: qroneko (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Praveen Kumar
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
: 980596 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2013-07-02 16:07 EDT by Jad Kik
Modified: 2014-02-05 17:03 EST (History)
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Patch for described changes (618 bytes, patch)
2013-08-08 13:36 EDT, Jad Kik
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Description Jad Kik 2013-07-02 16:07:04 EDT
Description of problem:

When saving the cron jobs from the menu, an error message says:

    can't create directory /tmpqroneko

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

qroneko Version 0.4.5

How reproducible:

Make any changes to any configured cron job and save the changes from the toolbar. Press ok. An error dialog will show with that message.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Make any changes to any configured cron job.
2. save the changes from the toolbar.
3. Press ok.
4. The error message shows.

Actual results:

An error dialog shows and the crontab is not saved.

Expected results:

The new crontab should be saved.

Additional info:

It seems there is a missing forward slash in front of /tmp. I tracked down the problem to a specific line in the code, which gets the temp directory and concatenates it to "qroneko" + username.

It's in Crontab.cpp line 80.
Here is a link to the file in question: http://qroneko.cvs.sourceforge.net/viewvc/qroneko/qroneko/Crontab.cpp?revision=1.6&view=markup

    QString fdir = QDir::tempPath()+"qroneko-"+Clib::uName();

should probably be:

    QString fdir = QDir::tempPath()+"/qroneko-"+Clib::uName();

It seems QDir::tempPath() does not always return /tmp with a trailing slash:

Comment 1 Jad Kik 2013-07-02 16:10:02 EDT
*** Bug 980596 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 2 Praveen Kumar 2013-07-11 23:13:35 EDT
Thanks for bug report looks like qroneko again live, will take the latest source and update during this weekend.
Comment 3 Praveen Kumar 2013-07-14 00:06:14 EDT
Hi Kik,

Please create a patch for it and test, then I will merge your patch in source.
Comment 4 Jad Kik 2013-08-08 13:36:58 EDT
Created attachment 784510 [details]
Patch for described changes
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