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root home missing usual skel items

asked 2014-11-19 12:42:38 +0000

dparalen gravatar image

Hi guys,

anyone knows why the root account misses the usual skel items? I've also noticed the /root directory is a symlink into /var/roothome which I think might be related...

Thanks, milan

Environment: F21 Beta; EC2; eu-central-1; ami-4ccef851

bash-4.3# rpm -qf /root/

bash-4.3# ls -la /root/
total 20
drwx------.  3 root root 4096 Nov 19 10:48 .
drwxr-xr-x. 23 root root 4096 Nov 19 10:48 ..
-rw-------.  1 root root 7171 Oct 29 10:09 anaconda-ks.cfg
drwx------.  2 root root 4096 Nov 19 10:48 .ssh
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answered 2014-12-10 17:04:07 +0000

jzb gravatar image

This was raised on the Fedora side. We've got a bug open - it probably won't be solved in F21 but will be addressed in Fedora 22, I believe. Bug raised here:


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