Your message dated Thu, 21 Jul 2016 14:04:09 +0200
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and subject line Re: tomcat6: tomcat home directory should be writeable by 
tomcat user
has caused the Debian Bug report #613575,
regarding tomcat6: tomcat home directory should be writeable by tomcat user
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Package: tomcat6
Version: 6.0.28-9+squeeze1
Severity: important

tomcat6.postinst uses adduser --no-create-home and then the deb file puts files 
in /usr/share/tomcat6/ ($TOMCAT6_USER's home) are owned by root. Lots of 
application write to this folder.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 6.0
  APT prefers squeeze-updates
  APT policy: (500, 'squeeze-updates'), (500, 'stable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.32-5-amd64 (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.utf8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.utf8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages tomcat6 depends on:
ii  adduser                3.112+nmu2        add and remove users and groups
ii  debconf [debconf-2.0]          Debian configuration management sy
ii  tomcat6-common         6.0.28-9+squeeze1 Servlet and JSP engine -- common f
ii  ucf                    3.0025+nmu1       Update Configuration File: preserv

Versions of packages tomcat6 recommends:
ii  authbind                      1.2.0      Allows non-root programs to bind()

Versions of packages tomcat6 suggests:
pn  tomcat-native          <none>            (no description available)
ii  tomcat6-admin          6.0.28-9+squeeze1 Servlet and JSP engine -- admin we
pn  tomcat6-docs           <none>            (no description available)
pn  tomcat6-examples       <none>            (no description available)
pn  tomcat6-user           <none>            (no description available)

-- Configuration Files:
/etc/tomcat6/tomcat-users.xml [Errno 13] Permission denied: 

-- debconf information:
  tomcat6/javaopts: -Djava.awt.headless=true -Xmx128m -XX:+UseConcMarkSweepGC
  tomcat6/groupname: tomcat6
  tomcat6/username: tomcat6

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Closing, /usr/share is read-only according to the FHS. No application
should require write access to /usr/share/tomcat6, it only contains the
Tomcat shell scripts and it's jars. Write access is allowed in the
CATALINA_BASE directory (/var/lib/tomcat6).

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