Title: #703: nss: sssd returns '/' for emtpy home directories
On Tue, 2018-12-04 at 05:51 -0800, Jakub Hrozek wrote:
Then why not set a default value for fallback homedir? :-)
Because that would override an empty home dir in all cases, and this is not ok.
An empty home dir is a perfectly valid and intentional value in some entries.
It may even lead to security issues to suddenly replace an empty dir
with something else, for example if someone is counting on the empty
dir to make "su" fail.
Sr. Principal Software Engineer
Red Hat, Inc
See the full comment at https://github.com/SSSD/sssd/pull/703#issuecomment-444121508