bugGNU Octave - Bugs: bug #54020, XDM authorization key matches an...


bug #54020: XDM authorization key matches an existing client! Aborted

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Thu 31 May 2018 07:49:34 AM UTC  
Category:  Interpreter Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  3 - Low Item Group:  Unexpected Error
Status:  Invalid Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Ekin Akoglu Originator Email:  -email is unavailable-
Open/Closed:  Closed Release:  4.4.0
Operating System:  GNU/Linux

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Fri 14 Dec 2018 10:58:07 PM UTC, comment #4:

Workaround: use directly octave-cli program instead of octave.
Then the program connects to the display only once and works fine.

Vladislav Zavjalov <slazav>
Fri 14 Dec 2018 10:26:16 PM UTC, comment #3:

I have the same problem (xdm+fvwm).

Here there is a possible explanation, how it can happen:

Vladislav Zavjalov <slazav>
Wed 13 Jun 2018 05:08:34 PM UTC, comment #2:

No further information provided, assuming this is a local configuration issue.

Mike Miller <mtmiller>
Project Administrator
Mon 04 Jun 2018 05:15:39 PM UTC, comment #1:

Thank you for filing this bug report, but we will need a lot more information about what this has to do with Octave before anyone can look into it. Do other graphical programs work? How is Octave being started? How was Octave installed or compiled?

Mike Miller <mtmiller>
Project Administrator
Thu 31 May 2018 07:49:34 AM UTC, original submission:

Using XDM and Fluxbox, Octave refuses to start on command line with error:



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    2018-12-14 mtmiller Carbon-CopyRemoved 80942 => -
    2018-06-13 mtmiller StatusNeed Info => Invalid
        Open/ClosedOpen => Closed
    2018-06-04 mtmiller Priority5 - Normal => 3 - Low
        Item GroupSegfault, Bus Error, etc. => Unexpected Error
        StatusNone => Need Info

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