Cause: Long authentication messages stretch the login window to an unreasonable width.
Consequence: The login window gets unreasonably wide if authentication messages are too long.
Fix: Force authentication messages to wrap if they get too long.
Result: Long authentication messages no longer stretch the login window to an unreasonable size.
Description of problem:
Gdm-greater window is going to follow text width of /etc/nologin. In case nologin message is really long greater window might go outside of visible screeen
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. put very long text without "/n" to /etc/nologin
echo "veeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeery looooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooong text" > /etc/nologin
2. try to relogin
width of gdm greater can go ouf of visible screeen
text should be auto wrapped if possible
should be set in gdm-2.30.4-42.el6
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.
For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.
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