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Bug 79330 - httpd user home directory should be %contentdir
Summary: httpd user home directory should be %contentdir
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: apache
Version: 7.2
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Nalin Dahyabhai
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2002-12-10 08:57 UTC by Karl Latiss
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:48 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2003-01-16 17:51:50 UTC

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Description Karl Latiss 2002-12-10 08:57:32 UTC
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 Galeon/1.2.6 (X11; Linux i686; U;) Gecko/20020913

Description of problem:
When changing the contentdir in the spec file to something other than /var/www
the apache user's home directory is not changed accordingly. It appears that the
apache user's home directory is hard coded in the spec file.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.install apache SRC RPM
2.edit spec file to change contentdir variable
3.rebuild RPM
4.install RPM

Actual Results:  apache home directory is /var/www

Expected Results:  apache home directory is %contentdir

Comment 1 Joe Orton 2003-01-16 17:51:50 UTC
This is fixed in the httpd package in Red Hat Linux 8.0.

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