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[Bug 1271591] Re: upstart job race prevents gnome-keyring from being ssh agent


I have a problem similar to the one of  'agnul' since yesterday's update
in ubuntu 14.04 (this update included gnome-keyring 3.10.1-1ubuntu4.1)

When I start a gnome-terminal with alt+F2, the environment is OK

When I start a terminal using a keyboard shortcut, the env is OK too.

When I start a terminal from the launch menu, the env is OK too.

But when I start it from a ".desktop" file, I don't get the
SSH_AUTH_SOCK variable. It was working OK until yesterday's update.

** Attachment added: "Used "gnome-terminal.desktop""

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  upstart job race prevents gnome-keyring from being ssh agent

Status in “gnome-keyring” package in Ubuntu:
  Fix Released
Status in “gnome-keyring” source package in Trusty:
  Fix Released

Bug description:
  I expect gnome-keyring to be the ssh authentication agent when I am
  logged in to a graphical session.

  Because of what I suspect is a race in upstart jobs, I believe
  SSH_AUTH_SOCK is being overwritten after gnome-keyring starts.

  Perhaps the gnome-session job needs to make sure the ssh-agent job is

  1) Perform desktop login
  [ "$GNOME_KEYRING_CONTROL/ssh" = "$SSH_AUTH_SOCK" ] && echo Good || Fail

  Expected output: Good

  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
  Package: gnome-session 3.9.90-0ubuntu5
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.13.0-5.20-generic 3.13.0
  Uname: Linux 3.13.0-5-generic x86_64
  ApportVersion: 2.13.1-0ubuntu1
  Architecture: amd64
  CurrentDesktop: Unity
  Date: Wed Jan 22 10:25:59 2014
  InstallationDate: Installed on 2013-11-26 (56 days ago)
  InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 13.10 "Saucy Salamander" - Release amd64 (20131016.1)
  PackageArchitecture: all
  SourcePackage: gnome-session
  UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to trusty on 2014-01-17 (4 days ago)

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