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FS#33403 - [xterm] fail when changing shell with parameter

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by max compress (maxcompress) - Tuesday, 15 January 2013, 10:19 GMT
Last edited by Andreas Radke (AndyRTR) - Saturday, 23 February 2013, 12:51 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Extra
Status Closed
Assigned To Jan de Groot (JGC)
Andreas Radke (AndyRTR)
Architecture x86_64
Severity Medium
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 1
Private No

Details

Description:
xterm fail when changing shell with parameter after upgrade.

# xterm -C -T "console" -n "console" sh
xterm: Cannot use '¨Î' as shell: No such file or directory
xterm: Could not exec XTERM_SHELL=XTERM_SHELL=XT: No such file or directory

(strange characters and strange variables in error message)

before Version: 288-1 work as expected.
workaround:
# SHELL=/bin/sh xterm -C -T "console" -n "console"

Additional info:
* package version(s)
288-1
* config and/or log files etc.

Steps to reproduce:
# xterm sh
# xterm dash
(or any shell)
This task depends upon

Closed by  Andreas Radke (AndyRTR)
Saturday, 23 February 2013, 12:51 GMT
Reason for closing:  No response
Additional comments about closing:  Upstream...
Comment by Andreas Radke (AndyRTR) - Monday, 21 January 2013, 16:46 GMT
sounds like an upstream bug. please report it there.

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