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SubjectRe: Tty problems?
On Wed, 18 Aug 2004 08:05:27 -0500, Paul Fulghum <> wrote:
> Stephen Smalley wrote:
> > I find that puzzling, given that flush_unauthorized_files is only called
> > if the process is changing SIDs on exec, and running less certainly
> > doesn't involve a SID transition (at least for any policy that I have
> > seen). I tried the sequence shown with with SELinux enabled
> > and disabled, and did not see the behavior he describes. Is the bug
> > reproducible? Was he running with SELinux enabled or disabled? What
> > policy did he have loaded?
> According to Ismail:
> * The problem is reproducible.
> * SELinux is disabled.
> * With the patch the problem occurs.
> * With the patch reversed, the problem went away.
> Unfortunately, this appears to be mixed up with
> another change causing udev to garble
> the creation of /dev/tty and pty devices.
> Applying/reversing the controlling-tty patch in isolation
> creates/corrects the symptom with the less program,
> so there seems to be some relation.
> --
> Paul Fulghum

The problem ended up as a problem in Slackware's default udev.rules
file. Now I'm running vanilla -mm1 and everything works. Thank you all
for your attention!


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