[Slackbuilds-users] KTSUSS doesn't work, please remove

Nick Warne nick at linicks.net
Wed Nov 13 23:00:09 UTC 2013

Robby Workman wrote, On 13/11/13 21:07:
> On Wed, 13 Nov 2013 21:26:31 +0100
> Matteo Bernardini <matteo.bernardini at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 2013/11/13 Petar Petrov <petar.petrov at student.oulu.fi>:
>> > hi
>> >
>> > it seems ktsuss doesn't work properly with Slackware 14.1: it
>> > builds and runs just fine, but whenever I try to execute a program
>> > with it, it spits out something like this:
>> >
>> > Could not run '/usr/bin/leafpad'
>> >
>> > I really have no time at the moment to figure out what is wrong, so
>> > please remove it from the repo. If later I find a solution I will
>> > resubmit. If someone knows a solution please let me know.
>> no solution yet, it seems
>> https://code.google.com/p/ktsuss/issues/detail?id=7
>> https://code.google.com/p/ktsuss/source/list
>> but su -c seems to work here too.
>> I'll put in pending-removals.
> Yeah, I just messed around in the source a bit (thinking that maybe
> the passwords were getting truncated due to too-small BUFF_SIZE or
> some such, but experimentation says I'm wrong.  I give up.  The
> code looks relatively simple and easy to follow, which means I'm
> missing something obvious probably, but oh well.  Too much other
> (and important) stuff to do now.

This is a strange one.  I use bog standard sudo anyway (for ages), and 
all works fine even after 14.1 upgrade, and I didn't need to update any 
/etc/*.conf files.

So this leads to something else going on... glibc maybe.  I dunno.

But as said, put on the back burner.

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