Bug 216601 - gnome-settings-daemon crashes if ~/.Xdefaults exists but is not accessible
gnome-settings-daemon crashes if ~/.Xdefaults exists but is not accessible
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: gnome-core (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Denise Dumas
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Reported: 2006-11-21 02:45 EST by Stephan Wiesand
Modified: 2014-06-23 07:08 EDT (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2014-06-02 09:20:07 EDT
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Description Stephan Wiesand 2006-11-21 02:45:58 EST
Description of problem:

If ~/.Xdefaults exists but gnome-settings-daemon can't access it, it will crash.

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

% rpm -qf /usr/libexec/gnome-settings-daemon

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. touch ~/.Xdefaults
2. chmod 000 ~/.Xdefaults
3. log in to a new gnome session
Actual results:
A dialog box telling the user that his session may not work as expected.

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Comment 2 Matěj Cepl 2008-11-19 05:41:04 EST
Shouldn't this be reassigned to Bastien?
Comment 3 cyrushmh 2010-04-30 01:58:55 EDT
#yum --enablerepo=updates-testing update

正在升级       : gnome-settings-daemon-2.30.1-3.fc13.i686                                                                                             5/16 
I/O warning : failed to load external entity "/etc/gconf/schemas/apps_gnome_settings_daemon_screensaver.schemas"
Comment 6 RHEL Product and Program Management 2014-03-07 08:45:41 EST
This bug/component is not included in scope for RHEL-5.11.0 which is the last RHEL5 minor release. This Bugzilla will soon be CLOSED as WONTFIX (at the end of RHEL5.11 development phase (Apr 22, 2014)). Please contact your account manager or support representative in case you need to escalate this bug.
Comment 7 RHEL Product and Program Management 2014-06-02 09:20:07 EDT
Thank you for submitting this request for inclusion in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. We've carefully evaluated the request, but are unable to include it in RHEL5 stream. If the issue is critical for your business, please provide additional business justification through the appropriate support channels (https://access.redhat.com/site/support).

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