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Bug 83167

Summary: pam_env and xdm don't play well together
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: rsbx <rsbx>
Component: pamAssignee: Tomas Mraz <tmraz>
Status: CLOSED WORKSFORME QA Contact: Jay Turner <jturner>
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Priority: high    
Version: 8.0CC: mitr, srevivo
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Hardware: i686   
OS: Linux   
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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.