Bug 220422 - gnome-screensaver will hang if users account is unhealthy
gnome-screensaver will hang if users account is unhealthy
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: gnome-screensaver (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
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Reported: 2006-12-21 01:18 EST by Ray Strode [halfline]
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
2 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: 5.0.0
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Last Closed: 2007-01-15 09:18:02 EST
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Description Ray Strode [halfline] 2006-12-21 01:18:24 EST
Jon just filed a bug upstream:


We aren't handling the account management pam apis in a helper thread and that
causes the lock dialog to hang if a user's password has expired.

We should fix this for GA.
Comment 3 Jonathan Blandford 2007-01-04 11:37:23 EST
Patch exists upstream.  
Comment 4 Ray Strode [halfline] 2007-01-08 20:08:40 EST
should be fixed in

Note there are testing instructions on the upstream report
Comment 5 Zack Cerza 2007-01-09 12:41:57 EST
Comment 6 Jay Turner 2007-01-15 09:18:02 EST
gnome-screensaver-2.16.1-5.el5 included in 20070111.1 and 20070112.3 trees.

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