[Konsole-devel] Bug#42986: chownpty failed for /dev/ptyp0::/dev/ttypp0 in KDE-3.0

jimd at siu.edu jimd at siu.edu
Thu May 23 07:16:22 UTC 2002

Package: konsole
Version: KDE 3.0.0 
Severity: normal
Installed from:    Unlisted Binary Package
Compiler:          gcc version 2.95.3 20010315 (release) [FreeBSD]
OS:                FreeBSD
OS/Compiler notes: Not Specified

Upgraded KDE-2.2.2 to KDE-3.0. While Konsole appears to work, the same CHOWN errors others reported are still appearing with KDE-3.0.

konsole_grantpty: cannot determine the name of device.
konsole: chownpty failed for device /dev/ptyp0::/dev/ttyp0.
: This means the session can be eavesdroped.
: Make sure konsole_grantpty is installed in
: /usr/local/bin/ and setuid root.

freebsd2/ttyv1: ll /usr/local/bin/konsole*
-r-xr-xr-x  1 root  wheel  309344 Apr  2 19:06 /usr/local/bin/konsole
-rwsr-xr-x  1 root  wheel    5380 Apr  2 19:06 /usr/local/bin/konsole_grantpty
-r-xr-xr-x  1 root  wheel   19192 Apr  2 03:46 /usr/local/bin/konsolekalendar

freebsd2/ttyv1: ll /dev/ptyp0*
crw-rw-rw-  1 root  wheel    6,   0 May 22 21:46 /dev/ptyp0
freebsd2/ttyv1/jimd: ll /dev/ttyp0*
crw-r--r--  1 root  wheel    5,   0 May 22 21:46 /dev/ttyp0

(Submitted via bugs.kde.org)

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