Bug 164548 - man page does not specify if we build xterm with logging enabled or not
man page does not specify if we build xterm with logging enabled or not
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: xterm (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Jason Vas Dias
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Blocks: 187538
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Reported: 2005-07-28 13:28 EDT by Kevin Krafthefer
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
2 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: RHBA-2006-0350
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2006-05-10 18:12:03 EDT
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Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2006:0350 normal SHIPPED_LIVE xterm bug fix update 2006-05-10 00:00:00 EDT

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Description Kevin Krafthefer 2005-07-28 13:28:32 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; rv:1.7.3) Gecko/20041020 Firefox/0.10.1

Description of problem:
The manpage for xterm on RHEL states this:
      -l      Turn logging on.  Normally logging is  not  supported,  due  to
              security  concerns.   Some  versions  of xterm may have logging
              enabled.  The logfile is written to the  directory  from  which
              xterm is invoked.  The filename is generated, of the form




              depending on how xterm was built.

We need to specify how we build it for RHEL.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. man xterm

Actual Results:  get ambiguous documentation.

Expected Results:  get definitive documentation.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Thomas E. Dickey 2005-08-07 17:49:31 EDT
The menu entry is only present if the code supports it.
(Perhaps sometime I should generate flavors of the manpage
based on xtermcfg.h).
Comment 7 Jason Vas Dias 2005-11-29 16:24:47 EST
This bug is now fixed with xterm-192-2.EL4 .
Comment 9 Daniel Riek 2006-03-13 11:27:42 EST
As this is ON_QA moving to RHEL4U4Proposed, clearing ACKs.
Comment 15 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-05-10 18:12:03 EDT
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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