[Bug 1167281] Re: "stdin: is not a tty" due to "mesg n" instead of "tty -s && mesg n" in .profile
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Tue May 24 08:13:04 UTC 2016
Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.
** Changed in: base-files (Ubuntu)
Status: New => Confirmed
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"stdin: is not a tty" due to "mesg n" instead of "tty -s && mesg n" in
Status in base-files package in Ubuntu:
Status in xen-3.1 package in Ubuntu:
Upstreaming from https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=46913
This used to happen at the start of every Puppet run, because of the
line "mesg n" in /root/.profile. The shell provisioner is actually
invoked to fix the problem by changing it to "tty -s && mesg n". This
fixes the problem for every subsequent run. Still, I'd like to prevent
it from appearing even once.
Ubuntu could fix this by adding a check to .profile.
Also see https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xen-3.1/+bug/201884
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