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Re: chdir() in libraries/liblutil/detach.c (ITS#421)

On Fri, Jan 14, 2000 at 10:22:30PM +0000, wes@umich.edu wrote:
> Full_Name: Wesley Craig
> Version: 1.2.8
> OS: Solaris 2.6
> URL: 
> Submission from: (NULL) (
> The call to chdir( "/" ) in libraries/liblutil/detach.c makes it impossible
> for a large database to dump core, without having an impressively large
> root file system.  If it is desirable to have slapd et al change directories
> at all, the target directory should be configurable.  I would be happy to have
> this call simply removed.
> :wes

It chdir's to "/" to ensure that it does not keep filesystems busy. This
is expected behavior of any daemon. I would suggest that if it is running
in debug mode, it should not do this, since that allows it to dump core in
the cwd of the invoker.

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