Bug 236906 - up2date --nox attempts to connect to x11 server
up2date --nox attempts to connect to x11 server
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: up2date (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Bret McMillan
Beth Nackashi
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Reported: 2007-04-18 07:54 EDT by Lubomir Kundrak
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-09-21 05:21:48 EDT
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Description Lubomir Kundrak 2007-04-18 07:54:07 EDT
Description of problem:

In case DISPLAY environment variable is set, up2date attempt
to connect to x11 server regardless of --nox option given on
a command line.

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

[root@rhel4 mail]# rpm -q up2date
[root@rhel4 mail]# cat /etc/redhat-release
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS release 4 (Nahant Update 4)
[root@rhel4 mail]#

Steps to Reproduce:

[root@rhel4 mail]# up2date --nox -i sendmail-cf
X11 connection rejected because of wrong authentication.
[root@rhel4 mail]# unset DISPLAY
[root@rhel4 mail]# up2date --nox -i sendmail-cf

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Comment 1 Lubomir Kundrak 2007-09-21 05:21:48 EDT
Closing this. Probably noone needs this fixed in RHEL anyways.

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