Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 430431
pam should ask dbus not to alter SIGPIPE handling
Last modified: 2013-03-05 22:54:21 EST
Description of problem:
When the login shell is tcsh,
ls | head
gives strange a error: "ls: write error: Broken pipe"
This was tracked down to pam calling dbus which alters SIGPIPE handling.
(long story at:
It seems that the resolution to corresponding the bug report for dbus:
was that pam should be changed. See:
Can you please do that?
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
pam_ck_connector.so calls dbus.
The function in question is dbus_connextion_set_change_sigpipe
ConsoleKit-0.2.3-3.fc8 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 8
Also, a more reliable test case is:
tcsh -c "seq 9999 | head -1"
ConsoleKit-0.2.3-3.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 testing repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
If you want to test the update, you can install it with
su -c 'yum --enablerepo=updates-testing update ConsoleKit'. You can provide feedback for this update here: http://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/F8/FEDORA-2008-1549
ConsoleKit-0.2.3-3.fc8.1 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.