Bug 430431

Summary: pam should ask dbus not to alter SIGPIPE handling
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: dann
Component: ConsoleKitAssignee: David Zeuthen <davidz>
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Version: 8CC: jmccann, mclasen
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Fixed In Version: 0.2.3-3.fc8.1 Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Description dann 2008-01-27 20:11:28 EST
Description of problem:

When the login shell is tcsh, 
ls | head 
gives strange a error: "ls: write error: Broken pipe"

This was tracked down to pam calling dbus which alters SIGPIPE handling.
(long story at:

It seems that the resolution to corresponding the bug report for dbus:


was that pam should be changed. See:

Can you please do that?


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Comment 1 Tomas Mraz 2008-01-28 03:02:16 EST
pam_ck_connector.so calls dbus.
Comment 2 Matthias Clasen 2008-02-05 10:47:49 EST
The function in question is dbus_connextion_set_change_sigpipe
Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2008-02-05 13:56:28 EST
ConsoleKit-0.2.3-3.fc8 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 8
Comment 4 jmccann 2008-02-05 14:00:38 EST
Also, a more reliable test case is:

tcsh -c "seq 9999 | head -1"
Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2008-02-13 00:07:28 EST
ConsoleKit-0.2.3-3.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 testing repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
 If you want to test the update, you can install it with 
 su -c 'yum --enablerepo=updates-testing update ConsoleKit'.  You can provide feedback for this update here: http://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/F8/FEDORA-2008-1549
Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2008-03-01 04:28:05 EST
ConsoleKit-0.2.3-3.fc8.1 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.