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Bug 156590 - "Username:", "Please enter usename" message is no display on gdm
Summary: "Username:", "Please enter usename" message is no display on gdm
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gdm
Version: rawhide
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Ray Strode [halfline]
QA Contact: Mike McLean
Depends On:
Blocks: FC4Blocker
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-05-02 06:10 UTC by sangu
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:11 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2005-05-04 13:44:01 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
Use unsigned comparison for detecting end of string (deleted)
2005-05-03 12:33 UTC, Miloslav Trmač
no flags Details | Diff

Description sangu 2005-05-02 06:10:05 UTC
Description of problem:
gdm has no "Username:", "Please enter usename"  messages.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Run level 5 booting
Actual results:

Expected results:

Additional info:
locale ko_KR.UTF-8

Comment 1 Miloslav Trmač 2005-05-03 11:55:02 UTC
Similar problem in cs_CZ.UTF-8, strings end at first non-ASCII character.
Looks like gdm- stops does
q = p;
while (*q >= ' ')
with q being "const gchar *", i.e. sign-extended to < 0 (and < ' ') for
non-ASCII characters

Comment 2 Miloslav Trmač 2005-05-03 12:33:19 UTC
Created attachment 113958 [details]
Use unsigned comparison for detecting end of string

This patch against gdm- fixes it.

Comment 3 Ray Strode [halfline] 2005-05-03 14:24:07 UTC
Thanks Mirek,

I'll try to push this fix through today.

Comment 4 Ray Strode [halfline] 2005-05-04 13:44:01 UTC
Should be fixed.

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