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IDProjectCategoryView StatusDate SubmittedLast Update
0000096graphvizDotty/Lneato/Leftypublic2002-08-13 05:002011-04-28 04:02
ReporterDaniel Weil 
Assigned Toerg 
PrioritynormalSeveritymajorReproducibilityalways
StatusclosedResolutionfixed 
PlatformOSx86-Unix-debian sidOS Version
Summary0000096: dotty work only when user is root
Description



dotty work FINE when I am root, BUT when I am a NORMAL user, it outputs the following error message :
<CD>
notpre.dir> dotty notpre_after.dot
graph parser: parse error near line 33
context: >>> access <<< control disabled, clients can connect from any host
dotty.lefty: giving up on dot
dotty.lefty: graph that causes dot
dotty.lefty: to fail has been saved in file dottybug.dot
dotty.lefty: please fill out a bug report at http://www.research.att.com/~erg/graphviz/bugform.html [^]
</CD>
Additional Information

[erg] When dotty sets up the dot co-process, something in Debian is printing
"access control disabled, clients can connect from any host" on that
stream, which causes the dotty parser to choke. We need to check with
someone at Debian to find out why the status message is being generated.

[weil]
I had a "xhost +" in my .cshrc file.
Apparently, dotty create a new shell and call the .cshrc somewhere. If=
this call produce an output, it seems that this output is appended to
the .dot file or something like that...
So it's a bug that should be very easy to correct for you : the output
of the call to the the .cshrc should be redirected to some temporary
file.

[erg] Based on this, it was recommended that the output of xhost be
redirected in .cshrc or, better, move the call to xhost to a one-time
X startup file. dotty runs a shell to run dot and since it can't separate
dot output from shell output on stdin, it has to rely on the shell not
producing any output on stdout.

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AUXILLARY-FILES
DATE-FIXED
FIX-COMMENT
FORMER-ID187
INPUT-FILE
OUTPUT-FILE
STATUS-COMMENTFixed (5 September 2002)
VERSION     1.8.5
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Date Modified Username Field Change
2011-04-28 04:02 user1 New Issue
2011-04-28 04:02 user1 Assigned To => erg


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