[Mono-bugs] [Bug 79240][Nor] Changed - gmcs assumes bad home directory for user 0 (often root, but sometimes not)

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Changed by miguel at ximian.com.


--- shadow/79240	2006-08-31 18:29:58.000000000 -0400
+++ shadow/79240.tmp.28551	2006-09-01 16:41:49.000000000 -0400
@@ -1,22 +1,21 @@
 Bug#: 79240
-Product: Mono: Compilers
+Product: Mono: Runtime
 Version: 1.1
+OS: unknown
 OS Details: Archlinux
 Status: NEW   
-Priority: Major
-Component: C#
+Severity: Unknown
+Priority: Normal
+Component: misc
 AssignedTo: rharinath at novell.com                            
 ReportedBy: wavael at yahoo.fr               
 QAContact: mono-bugs at ximian.com
 TargetMilestone: ---
 Summary: gmcs assumes bad home directory for user 0 (often root, but sometimes not)
 Description of Problem:
 When gmcs is used in a fakeroot environnement, it will try to write in
 /root/.wapi but it is forbidden. Instead it should write in $HOME/.wapi
@@ -218,6 +217,15 @@
 ------- Additional Comments From wavael at yahoo.fr  2006-08-31 18:29 -------
 Created an attachment (id=17580)
 Desktop Drapes source code written in C#
+------- Additional Comments From miguel at ximian.com  2006-09-01 16:41 -------
+This seems to be a side effect of Glib's get-home-directory function
+that uses the information from passwd instead of HOME.
+Am not sure if we can strongly about this, I would replace this with
+using HOME instead of the values from /etc/passwd.
+Paolo, Zoltan, do you have a strong opinion?

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