X2Go Bug report logs - #397
Cannot connect when user home folder contains a non-ascii character

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Package: x2goserver; Maintainer for x2goserver is X2Go Developers <x2go-dev@lists.x2go.org>; Source for x2goserver is src:x2goserver.

Reported by: Néstor Uribe-Patarroyo <uribepnr@gmail.com>

Date: Wed, 8 Jan 2014 17:10:02 UTC

Severity: normal

Tags: moreinfo, pending

Found in version 4.0.1.12

Fixed in version 4.0.1.16

Done: Mike Gabriel <mike.gabriel@das-netzwerkteam.de>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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Date: Fri, 10 Jan 2014 12:34:02 +0100
From: Stefan Baur <newsgroups.mail2@stefanbaur.de>
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To: Mike Gabriel <mike.gabriel@das-netzwerkteam.de>, 397@bugs.x2go.org, 
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CC: Néstor Uribe-Patarroyo <uribepnr@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [X2Go-Dev] Bug#397: Cannot connect when user home folder contains
 a non-ascii character
References: <52CD82B3.6090406@gmail.com> <52CD853C.9080907@gmail.com> <20140109083432.Horde.sCzdV2ZalgbDaF-y6xBtAA8@mail.das-netzwerkteam.de>
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Am 09.01.2014 09:34, schrieb Mike Gabriel:

> I don't think we will provide a fix for the reported bug, as your system
> does not seem to comply to Posix standards.
>
> If you think I am wrong about this, please give feedback.

I agree that we shouldn't try to fix what obviously isn't broken on our 
side, however, we could try to check for the issue and provide a clear 
error message as to what is wrong.

I don't know what programming language the particular part of x2goserver 
is written in, but I would hope that something like this is possible in 
it (pseudocode):

StrippedUsername = strip_non_ascii(Username)
if StrippedUsername != Username {
	report_error('Username does not conform to POSIX conventions.')
	exit
}

-Stefan


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