Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 280841
gdmXnest and gdmXnestchooser don't work
Last modified: 2008-08-02 19:40:35 EDT
Description of problem:
gdmXnest and gdmXnestchooser don't work; They call Xnest and Xnest produces an
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. run gdmXnest or gdmXnestchooser.
Xnest usage error.
Running Xnest session, with login prompt.
$ strace -ofoo -v gdmflexiserver -n
$ grep -i xnest foo
sendto(5, "FLEXI_XNEST :0 500 aac1966a15510"..., 68, MSG_NOSIGNAL, NULL, 0) = 68
Looks like a define isn't getting substituted.
I think it does send the literal string over the wire...
P Jones, would you mind attaching /etc/gdm/custom.conf?
I can reproduce this on my system, the custom.conf looks hopelessly empty:
$ cat /etc/gdm/custom.conf | grep -v ^# | grep -v "^$"
okay that's fine, empty entries get pulled from /usr/share/gdm/defaults.conf
What's the output of
grep Xnest /usr/share/gdm/defaults.conf ?
It could be we're setting Xnest wrong by default (I have some vague notion of
running across this bug before. It could be I fixed it in rawhide, but not F-7)
Never mind, it seems to work for me in gdm-2.20.1-5.fc8
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