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 [email@example.com]