Bug 83167 - pam_env and xdm don't play well together
Summary: pam_env and xdm don't play well together
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: pam
Version: 8.0
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Tomas Mraz
QA Contact: Jay Turner
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2003-01-30 22:01 UTC by rsbx
Modified: 2015-01-08 00:03 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2004-11-10 10:16:18 UTC

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Description rsbx 2003-01-30 22:01:41 UTC
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Description of problem:
Using /etc/security/pam_env.conf to set the PATH environment variable results in
a corrupted PATH environment variable when login in with xdm.

Updates through Jan 9, 2003 applied.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Edit /etc/security/pam_env.conf to set the PATH environment variable.
2. Set DISPLAYMANAGER=XDM in /etc/sysconfig/desktop
3. Change to runlevel 3
4. Change to runlevel 5
5. login in via the XDM login widget
6. echo $PATH in an xterm and examine the result.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Tomas Mraz 2004-11-10 10:16:18 UTC
Cannot reproduce with FC3. Retest it with FC3 and reopen if it still
happens for you.

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