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Wikimetrics backup should warn about symlinks pointing out of /var/lib/wikimetrics
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Wikimetrics backup should warn about symlinks pointing out of '/var/lib/wikimetrics'.

The '/var/lib/wikimetrics' is the directory that holds all public reports for wikimetrics, this directory is created by puppet.

Within that directory there are symlinks that give a more friendly name to reports, for example: "/NewlyRegistered/enwiki.json" might point to a file that just has an id like "/12345/".

Now, the target of any symlink (the "12345/full_report.json") should be located inside the /var/lib/wikimetrics directory, if there are symlinks to paths located outside the directory backup script should log an error.

The backup script does not de-reference directories.

Version: unspecified
Severity: normal



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bzimport raised the priority of this task from to Needs Triage.Nov 22 2014, 3:39 AM
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Nuria created this task.Jul 7 2014, 2:52 PM
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mforns closed this task as Declined.Mar 26 2019, 2:06 PM
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Declining because Wikimetrics is being discontinued. See: T211835.

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