Bug 1384570 - gnome-initial-setup does not exit at the end
Summary: gnome-initial-setup does not exit at the end
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-initial-setup
Version: 25
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Rui Matos
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2016-10-13 14:49 UTC by Zbigniew Jędrzejewski-Szmek
Modified: 2017-12-12 11:00 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2017-12-12 11:00:09 UTC

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Description Zbigniew Jędrzejewski-Szmek 2016-10-13 14:49:30 UTC
Description of problem:
As part of the wayland test day, I run /usr/libexec/gnome-initial-setup. After clicking through all the questions, the window closes but the program does not exit.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Run gnome-initial-setup from a terminal.
2. Close it.

(gdb) bt
#0  0x00007fe5546ca00d in poll () from /lib64/libc.so.6
#1  0x00007fe555837196 in g_main_context_iterate.isra () from /lib64/libglib-2.0.so.0
#2  0x00007fe5558372ac in g_main_context_iteration () from /lib64/libglib-2.0.so.0
#3  0x00007fe555deebbd in g_application_run () from /lib64/libgio-2.0.so.0
#4  0x000055ae75b29056 in main (argc=<optimized out>, argv=<optimized out>) at gnome-initial-setup.c:239

Comment 1 Matthias Clasen 2016-10-13 17:02:36 UTC
If you run gnome-initial-setup without the --force-existing-user option, it expects to be able to communicate with gdm. That doesn't work when running inside a regular user session.

Comment 2 Zbigniew Jędrzejewski-Szmek 2016-10-13 17:14:54 UTC
Yep, it sounds like --force-existing-user should be the default mode...

Comment 3 Adam Williamson 2016-10-13 20:32:39 UTC
Note, the test case here is a kinda obscure one we wrote for a test day two years ago, I just threw it into the Wayland test day list in case we'd find any unexpected crashes or anything in g-i-s running on Wayland...

Comment 4 Michael Catanzaro 2016-10-15 00:26:28 UTC
(In reply to Zbigniew Jędrzejewski-Szmek from comment #2)
> Yep, it sounds like --force-existing-user should be the default mode...

Maybe; it's debatable. Really, we could probably refuse to start unless passed some argument, since this program is never supposed to be run by the user (note it's in libexec).

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