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Bug 734002 - acct-user.eclass user.eclass do not respect ROOT variable
Summary: acct-user.eclass user.eclass do not respect ROOT variable
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Eclasses (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Michał Górny
Keywords: PATCH
Depends on:
Reported: 2020-07-26 21:20 UTC by Stefan Langenmaier
Modified: 2021-04-03 16:53 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

See Also:
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---

account-creation.patch (file_734002.txt,3.18 KB, text/plain)
2020-07-26 21:20 UTC, Stefan Langenmaier

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Description Stefan Langenmaier 2020-07-26 21:20:25 UTC
Created attachment 650900 [details]

I'm using the ROOT variable to create system images. This works fine but user and group accounts are always created in `/`.

I have added a patch that works for me, but like to discuss it here as I have no experience in eclass development a.k.a. please be gentle. :)
Comment 1 Hypoon 2020-08-17 20:55:11 UTC
I just ran into the same issue.

I disagree with the patch, however. In EAPI 7, the default ROOT variable is "", not "/", which will (probably?) break commands with '-R ${ROOT}'.

Instead I suggest adding it to opts only when ROOT is changed from the default value.
Comment 2 Hypoon 2020-08-18 05:42:25 UTC
Possible duplicate, please note bug #541406.
Also, for my patch concerns, please note bug #671300.