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


I just encountered this problem and eventually found this bug.
I see exactly the behaviour described above - starting a terminal with
ctrl-alt-T gets the correct SSH_AUTH_SOCK, otherwise it's wrong.

dpkg -s gnome-keyring confirms that the fix above is
already running on my system:

% dpkg -s gnome-keyring
Package: gnome-keyring
Status: install ok installed
Priority: optional
Section: gnome
Installed-Size: 3572
Maintainer: Ubuntu Developers <ubuntu-devel-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Architecture: amd64
Multi-Arch: foreign
Version: 3.10.1-1ubuntu4.1
Depends: dconf-gsettings-backend | gsettings-backend, libc6 (>= 2.15), libcap-ng0, libdbus-1-3 (>= 1.1.1), libgck-1-0 (>= 3.3.90), libgcr-base-3-1 (>= 3.8.0), libgcrypt11 (>= 1.5.1), libglib2.0-0 (>= 2.37.3), libgtk-3-0 (>= 3.0.0), gcr (>= 3.4), dbus-x11, p11-kit (>= 0.16), libcap2-bin
Pre-Depends: multiarch-support
Recommends: libpam-gnome-keyring, libp11-kit-gnome-keyring
Breaks: libgnome-keyring0 (<< 3.0), seahorse-plugins (<< 3.0)
 /etc/xdg/autostart/gnome-keyring-pkcs11.desktop 784b3d1e0681f9bb3c8e88a5dd647f0b
 /etc/xdg/autostart/gnome-keyring-gpg.desktop 36f92b6ee1ec39fd7a66800ed344b982
 /etc/xdg/autostart/gnome-keyring-ssh.desktop 2524e326e3413945eabe06dabadb75e5
 /etc/xdg/autostart/gnome-keyring-secrets.desktop 6bbabf4d27046c3bbd4c9081bd9abc4c

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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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