Subject: Re: Problems using xdm with xdmcp (Solved)
To: Ian P. Thomas <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Luke Mewburn <lukem@NetBSD.org>
Date: 08/19/2004 11:32:09
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On Wed, Aug 18, 2004 at 09:42:36AM -0400, Ian P. Thomas wrote:
| I was now left with just the last error.
| /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/xdm/Xwilling: Permission denied.
| This was caused by the way Xwilling is called in xdm-config.
| su -m nobody -c /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/xdm/Xwilling
| The file, Xwilling, is not set as executable. I went and changed it so=
| that if was and now everything works. Alternately,
| su -m nobody -c 'sh /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/xdm/Xwilling'
I've fixed the build process so that this file (and various others in
/etc/X11/xdm) are installed with as executable.
I think that this is more appropriate than running the through
/bin/sh, since Xwilling can arguably be a binary program.
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