Bug 84036 - xauth can write incomplete .xauth files
xauth can write incomplete .xauth files
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: XFree86 (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Mike A. Harris
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2003-02-11 06:23 EST by Harald Hoyer
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:51 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-02-12 07:47:32 EST
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patch for xauth (676 bytes, patch)
2003-02-11 06:24 EST, Harald Hoyer
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Description Harald Hoyer 2003-02-11 06:23:15 EST
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 06:24:27 EST
Created attachment 89989 [details]
patch for xauth
Comment 2 Mike A. Harris 2003-02-11 07:20:05 EST
Thanks Harald.  Patch added to:

XFree86-4.2.99.901-20030209.2
XFree86-4.2.1-11.1
Comment 3 Mike A. Harris 2003-02-12 07:47:32 EST
Applied now also to: XFree86-4.1.0-44.mharris.1 locally
Comment 4 Mike A. Harris 2003-05-26 01:08:52 EDT
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 19:21:03 EDT
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.

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2003-067.html

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