[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#829557: Bug#829557: Bug#829557: firefox: error box at start-up / D-BUS related issue

Vincent Lefevre vincent at vinc17.net
Mon Jul 11 13:46:45 UTC 2016

On 2016-07-11 13:03:55 +0200, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> So it seems stdin is closed for the second login. Could it break dbus-
> launch/dbus-daemon somehow?

In general, closing stdin is a bad idea, at least under Linux,
because if a new file needs to be opened by the process or one of
its descendants, fd 0 will be reused (while it is not expected to
correspond to stdin), and this may clash with other functions that
try to read stdin (= fd 0)...

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