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FS#10910 - /etc/group should contain the locate group by default

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Greg (dolby) - Monday, 14 July 2008, 16:51 GMT
Last edited by Hugo Doria (hdoria) - Monday, 01 June 2009, 15:25 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Core
Status Closed
Assigned To Aaron Griffin (phrakture)
James Rayner (iphitus)
Thomas B├Ąchler (brain0)
Architecture All
Severity Medium
Priority Normal
Reported Version 2007.08-2
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


/etc/group should contain the locate group by default and not be created by the mlocate post install script

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Closed by  Hugo Doria (hdoria)
Monday, 01 June 2009, 15:25 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  Fixed on svn!
Comment by Aaron Griffin (phrakture) - Monday, 14 July 2008, 18:04 GMT
Committed to trunk, will be in next release
Comment by Greg (dolby) - Monday, 14 July 2008, 18:05 GMT
adding iphitus too to remove it from mlocate post install
Comment by Pierre Schmitz (Pierre) - Monday, 14 July 2008, 18:52 GMT
I think you'll need to add some install magic to in order to create the new group for systems that just upgrade to a new version of the filesystem package.
Comment by Glenn Matthys (RedShift) - Friday, 05 December 2008, 22:25 GMT
Status: not implemented. Mlocate version 0.21-1 in core. No package in testing. Latest upstream version is 0.21.1 (package has been flagged out-of-date). Filesystem 2008.07-1 in core. No package in testing.
Comment by Greg (dolby) - Sunday, 01 February 2009, 08:37 GMT
I dont know how this is possible but the mailing list link has changed
Comment by Gavin Bisesi (Daenyth) - Saturday, 21 March 2009, 14:46 GMT
Comment by Greg (dolby) - Saturday, 21 March 2009, 15:32 GMT
/etc/group has the locate group, but so does mlocate
Comment by Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi (djgera) - Sunday, 22 March 2009, 19:22 GMT
locate is in group now, but are missing in gshadow


$ grep -e uucp -e locate gshadow
$ grep -e uucp -e locate group

uucp and locate are missing on gshadow

Related Task:  FS#12661  - uucp is missing in /etc/gshadow
Comment by Greg (dolby) - Thursday, 07 May 2009, 04:18 GMT
This isnt fixed in mlocate-022 currently in testing either.