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Bug 203230 - Anaconda leaves stuff in /tmp after Kadischi run
Summary: Anaconda leaves stuff in /tmp after Kadischi run
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda
Version: rawhide
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Anaconda Maintenance Team
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Whiteboard: bzcl34nup
Depends On:
Blocks: FC7Target
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2006-08-19 16:51 UTC by Jasper O. Hartline
Modified: 2008-08-02 23:40 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2008-04-24 00:44:12 UTC

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Description Jasper O. Hartline 2006-08-19 16:51:55 UTC
Description of problem:
While runnnning Anaconda under Kadischi, Anaconda leaves stuff leftover in /tmp.
While Kadischi could clean this up, I think it might be better if Anaconda does

Known items left in /tmp after runnnign Anaconda under Kadischi are:
device files, like hda, hdb, hdc etc.

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

How reproducible:
Run Anaconda under Kadischi.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. kadischi --text /path/to/repo -f /tmp/fc.iso
Actual results:
Leftover items in /tmp

Expected results:
Anaconda shouldn't leave anything in /tmp

Additional info:
There is no additional information at this time.

Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2006-08-22 23:57:20 UTC
Yep, there are still assumptions throughout anaconda about it running in the
magic installer environment where things don't persist.

We'll take fixes for explicit cases, but not going to make any sort of real push
on cleaning this up for FC6 at this point.

Comment 2 David Cantrell 2007-03-15 18:58:07 UTC
Anaconda puts stuff in /tmp because it's a ramfs that disappears after reboot. 
If you want to modify anaconda to clean up before exit, we will accept and
review patches.

Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2008-04-03 17:59:07 UTC
Based on the date this bug was created, it appears to have been reported
against rawhide during the development of a Fedora release that is no
longer maintained. In order to refocus our efforts as a project we are
flagging all of the open bugs for releases which are no longer
maintained. If this bug remains in NEEDINFO thirty (30) days from now,
we will automatically close it.

If you can reproduce this bug in a maintained Fedora version (7, 8, or
rawhide), please change this bug to the respective version and change
the status to ASSIGNED. (If you're unable to change the bug's version
or status, add a comment to the bug and someone will change it for you.)

Thanks for your help, and we apologize again that we haven't handled
these issues to this point.

The process we're following is outlined here:

We will be following the process here: to ensure this
doesn't happen again.

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