kadmind uses wrong path for kadmind.acl

Bug #309738 reported by squiggleslash on 2008-12-19
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Bug Description

In Ubuntu 8.04, Heimdal's kadmind daemon is compiled to look for kadmind.acl in /var/lib/heimdal-kdc/kadmind.acl, but documentation and the sample file locates it in /etc/heimdal-kdc/kadmind.acl

Location was verified using strace:

open("/var/lib/heimdal-kdc/kadmind.acl", O_RDONLY|O_LARGEFILE) = 5

For other users finding this bug, you can easily fix it either by editing the file in /var/lib/heimdal-kdc/kadmind.acl, or by setting up a softlink as follows:

sudo ln -s /etc/heimdal-kdc/kadmind.acl /var/lib/heimdal-kdc/kadmind.acl

But presumably the long term fix is to either fix the man page, or change the compiled-in default. Or, if you must, add the above softlink as part of the install.

Jelmer Vernooij (jelmer) on 2011-01-29
Changed in heimdal (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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