Bug 2782 - faces feature cuases gdm to crash
faces feature cuases gdm to crash
Status: CLOSED NEXTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: gdm (Show other bugs)
6.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael K. Johnson
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Reported: 1999-05-12 20:12 EDT by nihility
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-08-28 16:13:08 EDT
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Description nihility 1999-05-12 20:12:45 EDT
i turned browser=1 on in the gdm.conf file...
then tried saving a jpg to the /usr/share/faces
directory.... renamed the file to match the username (root)
for example. When gdm loads it crashes.
Comment 1 Jay Turner 1999-05-19 13:56:59 EDT
Verified in test lab with both .jpg and .png files.  GDM continues to
crash and respawn, and eventually will lock up the system requiring a
hard reset.
Comment 2 nihility 1999-08-11 10:56:59 EDT
any progess?
Comment 3 Michael K. Johnson 1999-08-28 16:13:59 EDT
For this version, the word from the maintainer is, I am told, just
don't enable that feature.  gdm version 2 should not have this
crash.

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