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bug #19856: cvs compiled with pam loose it's nice (priority) value.

Submitter:  None
Submitted:  Fri 11 May 2007 02:06:20 PM UTC
Category:  Bug Fix (patch attached) Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  None
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
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Fixed Release:  None Fixed Feature Release:  None
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Fri 11 May 2007 02:06:20 PM UTC, original submission:  


I am using cvs in mode pserver, compiled with pam because my system authenticate on ldap.
For some clients, i run cvs with a high nice value (lower priority).

I have noticed that cvs "forget" it's nice value after launching.
after debugging i have found that it happens in :
file server.c, function switch_to_user() the call to
pam_open_session() reset the nice value !

i have tested with 1.12.13 and, i guess the problem does not happen with 1.11.x since it is not pam aware !

I don't know pam, maybe it is possible to prevent this behavior,
but i have find that getting the priority before the call to
pam_open_session() and re-setting it after,  fix the problem.

you will find a patch for server.c attached.

Best Regards



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file #12749:  server.c.patch added by None (594B - text/x-patch - patch to server.c, to remember nice value)


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