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Bug 229997 - FHS Violation can lead to critical data loss
Summary: FHS Violation can lead to critical data loss
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: samba
Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Simo Sorce
QA Contact: David Lawrence
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-02-25 17:28 UTC by Simo Sorce
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:11 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2007-03-23 19:48:20 UTC

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Description Simo Sorce 2007-02-25 17:28:21 UTC
Description of problem:

A number of persisten database files are stored under /var/cache/samba
This is not compliant with the FHS model, deleting that directory will cause
loosing vital data. In case winbindd is in use with local mapping, the system
health can be compromised (domain users/groups may be assigned different UID/GID
on restart).

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

How reproducible:

Packaging problem

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2007-03-02 17:45:36 UTC
Moving to 'devel' as discussed on

Comment 2 Simo Sorce 2007-03-23 19:48:20 UTC

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