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Re: gdm bug #133578. Intend to NMU.

On Fri, Apr 16, 2004 at 08:17:51PM -0300, Daniel Ruoso wrote:
> The gdm bug #133578 (merged with #147091, #192143, #200064) is open for
> 2 years and 64 days. I had personally submitted a patch in 2003/08/21.

Your patch is incorrect. /etc/environment is *not* guaranteed to be
sourceable by a Bourne-style shell.

> But there's a patch submitted almost two years ago 2002/05/16.

That patch also assumes shell syntax. Read the documentation, people!

> Considering the time the bug is open, I intend to do a NMU to fix it.

There has been recent discussion among glibc people about how to fix it
*properly*, and it involves changes to either PAM or glibc.

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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