Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 169324
[RHEL3] ORBit mixes up the accounting of users with similiar user names
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:08 EST
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Description of problem:
When there're two users(test1, test11) and log into the system with test1 and launch gnome-terminal in terminal windows, the following warning message appears.
** (gnome-terminal:2205): WARNING **: Owner of /tmp/orbit-test11 is not the current user
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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create two users(test1, test11)
2. Login to the system throught GNOME login screen with both user and make sure
that /tmp/orbit-<username> file are created for both user.
3. Then login to the system as test1 user. and launch the gnome-terminal in
This problem occurs when there're two users like test2/test22, user/userr in the system.
Actual Results: It produces irrelevant warning.
Expected Results: No warning message.
Do you know off-hand if this happens with RHEL-4, too?
This bug is filed against RHEL 3, which is in maintenance phase.
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critical bug fixes will be released for enterprise products. Since
this bug does not meet that criteria, it is now being closed.
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