Re: [SLE] gnupg interfearance
From: Carlos E. R. (robin1.listas_at_tiscali.es)
Date: Mon, 17 Jan 2005 20:06:40 +0100 (CET) To: SLE <firstname.lastname@example.org>
The Monday 2005-01-17 at 05:17 -0500, Mark Hounschell wrote:
I just said a minute ago:
> I remember some strange question about that program, or some strange
> behavior reported here time ago, perhaps around two years. My
> fuzzy-online-biological-memory says it is related, but being fuzzy and
> unreliable I can't pinpoint you to the exact source.
And then I found this, as I was about to delete the temporary folder
after my search:
|> Date: Thu, 19 Feb 2004 06:32:00 -0500
|> From: Bob Pearson
|> To: SuSE-Linux-English <suse-linux-e
|> Subject: Re: [SLE] core dump file size limit
|> On Thursday 19 February 2004 4:51 am, you wrote:
|> If you are running SLP 9.0 it is complicated but I can send you directions.
|> Do you have source? In 9.0 SuSE has coredumps disabled via /usr/bin/gpg-agent
|> in package newpg-0.9.4-119 which is called from gdm and kdm at least.
|> Please let me know if you are running 9.0 and have source.
|> Date: Tue, 20 Jan 2004 17:09:11 -0500
|> From: Bob Pearson
|> To: suse-kde, suse-linux-e
|> Subject: [SLE] Enabling core dumps on SLP 9.0 i386 Solved
|> After a great deal of searching I was able to determine and fix the inability
|> to get core dumps in SLP 9.0 under a KDM login. Evidently, gpg-agent plays
|> some role in a KDM login, what I am not sure but it explicitly disables core
|> dumps in it's main function.
|> I was able to build a new version of /usr/bin/gpg-agent from package
|> newpg-0.9.4-119 using it's source RPM and build(1). It is missing several
|> dependencies for the build if BUILD_ROOT is set in your environment. If you
|> do not set BUILD_ROOT it uses /var/tmp and does not have any missing
|> dependencies. I have included the changes needed to gpg-agent.c and
|> instructions for building a new /usr/bin/gpg-agent.
|> which is just commenting out the call to:
|> #if notdef
|> may_coredump = disable_core_dumps ();
|> in agent/gpg-agent.c
I'm sure you can retrieve the full thread; you see that gpg-agent does
interfere in more than one way. I hope it will help you to find out more
- and if you do, I'll be curious to know about it ;-)
-- Cheers, Carlos Robinson -- Check the headers for your unsubscription address For additional commands send e-mail to email@example.com Also check the archives at http://lists.suse.com Please read the FAQs: firstname.lastname@example.org