[ANNOUNCE] xdm 1.1.10

Julien Cristau jcristau at debian.org
Fri Apr 9 19:38:33 PDT 2010

A number of bug fixes and improvements have accumulated since xdm 1.1.9,
- crash fixes related to syslog usage
- a new option to echo stars in the password field
- basic selinux support

Full shortlog from 1.1.9 below.


Alan Coopersmith (11):
      Create piddir if needed on startup
      Make parent authdir if needed at startup
      Correct default greeterLib path in man page
      Remove workaround for X11R3 server bug
      Raise xorg-macros requirement to 1.4
      Update Sun license notices to current X.Org standard form
      echo_passwd should key off PAM no-echo state, not prompt position
      Replace hardcoded NAMELEN of 14 for ancient SysV with MAXNAMELEN
      Move m4 macros to m4 subdir as automake/libtool recommend
      Make sure username is not NULL when calling syslog from FailedLogin()
      Reject PAM conversation calls after login dialog is closed

Branden Robinson (6):
      downgrade an error to info message
      Change openFiles() to avoid race-based symlink attacks.
      Always attempt to write data to the auth file
      improve error logging
      Improve logging of xdm's script handling
      rewrite StorePid()

Christoph Bartoschek (1):
      XDM: Add support for clients that sent ipv4 addresses to a dual-stacked host

Dmitry V. Levin (2):
      Call openlog(3) early
      greeter: fix logging of failed login attempts

Gaetan Nadon (8):
      .gitignore: use common defaults with custom section # 24239
      Makefile.am: ChangeLog not required: EXTRA_DIST or *CLEANFILES #24432
      Deploy the new XORG_DEFAULT_OPTIONS #24242
      INSTALL, NEWS, README or AUTHORS files are missing/incorrect #24206
      Makefile.am: add ChangeLog and INSTALL on MAINTAINERCLEANFILES
      configure.ac: restore correct order for XORG_DEFAULT_OPTIONS
      configure.ac: use backticks rather than $() for cmd subs
      lint: option -rdynamic is not valid for the lint program

Georgy A. Shepelev (3):
      The whole widget borders width could not be set to zero.
      Adding an option to show stars instead of the password itself.
      xdm: add documentation of the "EchoPasswd" option to the man page

Johannes Dewender (1):
      Bug #25066: exec sessreg

Julien Cristau (4):
      Don't remove the pid file from xdm child processes
      xdmcp: disable IPV6_V6ONLY for ipv6 listening sockets
      Add missing brace in previous commit
      Bump to 1.1.10

Manoj Srivastava (1):
      xdm: add SELinux support

Martin Dickopp (1):
      Debian bug 525596: "Login incorrect" only partially cleared on next login

git tag: xdm-1.1.10

MD5:  329383040cdbda5b5c8ce6c7e1120c97  xdm-1.1.10.tar.bz2
SHA1: 45eb013aa14ddd8d385b200b94fb0fbcbe09b860  xdm-1.1.10.tar.bz2

MD5:  0a737ca7638374451c6f7cb50670f23a  xdm-1.1.10.tar.gz
SHA1: 6f04407b958d9cfe6a11670671651ceffbb4ffa2  xdm-1.1.10.tar.gz
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