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Bug 83167 - pam_env and xdm don't play well together
pam_env and xdm don't play well together
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: pam (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Tomas Mraz
Jay Turner
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Reported: 2003-01-30 17:01 EST by rsbx
Modified: 2015-01-07 19:03 EST (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2004-11-10 05:16:18 EST
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Description rsbx 2003-01-30 17:01:41 EST
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.2.1) Gecko/20021130

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.

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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 05:16:18 EST
Cannot reproduce with FC3. Retest it with FC3 and reopen if it still
happens for you.

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