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Re: Gringotts on FC3



On Tue, 07 Mar 2006 10:02:39 +1100. Steffen Kluge waffled thusly:

> On Sun, 2006-03-05 at 16:23 -0800, Benjamin Franz wrote:
> > Try putting the following in a script and then run it using the script.
> > Don't ask me why it works.
> > 
> > #!/bin/bash
> > /usr/bin/strace /usr/bin/gringotts 2> /dev/null
> 
> Does *anyone* know why it works? I've been doing the strace trick ever
> since it broke (I know it worked fine in FC2). What would make gringotts
> reliably fail (segfault) when run directly, but reliably succeed when
> run under strace? Some sort of race condition? I've done a great many
> builds of gringotts and its libs, using different combinations of
> compiler switches, but they all segfault eventually.

Anyone tried applying this patch?
http://www.shlomifish.org/open-source/bits-and-bobs/gringotts-patch/

> Gringotts looks like a fine secure container for those who don't need a
> whole encrypted filesystem. There don't seem to be any work-alikes in
> Fedora, so I'd be very pleased if it started working properly again.

I've found Revelation (in Extras) to be a fair replacement (the Gnome
applet is a really nice addition too for frequent users)

Michael.


-- 
Michael Fleming <mfleming enlartenment com>
"Bother" said the Borg, "We've assimilated Pooh!"


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