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Re: Report on X

On Thu, Sep 28, 2000 at 10:30:00AM -0700, Steve Bowman wrote:
> >    > I just upgraded to gnumach 1.2-6 and this behaviour still occurs.
> >    > Is anyone else seeing this kind of instability?
> > 
> >    I am; the command failures don't happen to me, but when starting X with a
> >    non-privileged user I get that error.
> > 
> > Looks like some authetication problem.  What does `ids' report before
> > and after startx?
> It reports:
> effective uids: 1000(sbowman)
> effective gids: 1000(sbowman)
> available uids: 1000(sbowman) 1000(sbowman)
> available gids: 1000(sbowman) 1000(sbowman)
> before and afterwards it is also "Killed".  Same with 'id'.

This happens when LD_LIBRARY_PATH is set, and Mark fixed it in glibc CVS.
The next CVS version will have the fix, but I don't know if this will help
with running X as user. Running X as root does work, btw.

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