Opened 3 years ago

Closed 3 years ago

Last modified 3 years ago

#4632 closed task (fixed)

ICA: Some shadow programs incorrectly reference /bin/passwd after first build

Reported by: Bruce Dubbs Owned by: lfs-book
Priority: normal Milestone: 10.0
Component: Book Version: SVN
Severity: normal Keywords:


login, expiry, and su hardcode /bin/passwd insted of /usr/bin/passwd. This may lead to the impossibility of renewing a password when it is expired.

Explanation Shadow's configure tests whether /usr/bin/passwd exists, and if not, hardcodes /bin/passwd. This is close to a bug: it should harcode $prefix/bin/passwd. Anyway...

Solution touch /usr/bin/passwd before building shadow.

Possible side effect None that I can think of: the empty file is almost immediately replaced when installing shadow.

Change History (2)

comment:1 by Pierre Labastie, 3 years ago

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

Fixed at r11811

comment:2 by Bruce Dubbs, 3 years ago

Milestone: 9.210.0

Milestone renamed

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