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


Looks like the things got worse...

Though for us at Linux Mint things haven't really changed. Running mate-
terminal via mintMenu still sets SSH_AUTH_SOCK to the wrong value (in
/tmp dir).

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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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