Subject: Re: kde2: bugfix for kdm
To: Ingolf Steinbach <>
From: Berndt Josef Wulf <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/04/2001 09:19:52
Ingolf Steinbach wrote
> Hi,
> while trying Nick's KDE2 packages, I have found a bug in
> kdm/server.c (from kdebase):
> The StartClient() function calls setusercontext() which
> manipulates the process environment (e.g. sets the PATH
> variable). This process environment has previously been
> set to an array created on the *stack*.
> setusercontext() calls setenv() which may need to enlarge
> the process environment via realloc() (and it really does
> so!) which fails as the environment was not allocated on
> the heap.
> The attached patch file seems to fix the problem.

Hallo Ingolf,

Applied your patch but it still won't work for me. I always comes back
to itself after login attempts.

Tschuess Berndt
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