Bug 84036 - xauth can write incomplete .xauth files
Summary: xauth can write incomplete .xauth files
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: XFree86
Version: phoebe
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Mike A. Harris
QA Contact: David Lawrence
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2003-02-11 11:23 UTC by Harald Hoyer
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:51 UTC (History)
0 users

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2003-02-12 12:47:32 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
patch for xauth (676 bytes, patch)
2003-02-11 11:24 UTC, Harald Hoyer
no flags Details | Diff

System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2003:067 0 high SHIPPED_LIVE : Updated XFree86 packages provide security and bug fixes 2003-06-25 04:00:00 UTC

Description Harald Hoyer 2003-02-11 11:23:15 UTC
Description of problem:
if low on disk space xauth may write an incomplete .xauth file and deletes the old.

Please apply the attached patch.

Comment 1 Harald Hoyer 2003-02-11 11:24:27 UTC
Created attachment 89989 [details]
patch for xauth

Comment 2 Mike A. Harris 2003-02-11 12:20:05 UTC
Thanks Harald.  Patch added to:


Comment 3 Mike A. Harris 2003-02-12 12:47:32 UTC
Applied now also to: XFree86-4.1.0-44.mharris.1 locally

Comment 4 Mike A. Harris 2003-05-26 05:08:52 UTC
Backported to both 4.2.1 and 4.1.0 for errata release for all Red Hat Linux
releases currently supported.

Comment 5 Mike A. Harris 2003-07-01 23:21:03 UTC
An errata has been issued which should help the problem described in this bug report. 
This report is therefore being closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files, please follow the link below. You may reopen 
this bug report if the solution does not work for you.


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