[Bug 347651] [NEW] boincmgr and boinccmd fail to authenticate - looking in wrong place
nicolas.alvarez at gmail.com
Tue Mar 24 00:17:57 UTC 2009
Public bug reported:
Binary package hint: boinc-manager
Right after installing boinc-client and boinc-manager, running boinccmd
from a terminal makes it always say "Authentication failure", unless
--passwd is given explicitly. Running boincmgr from a terminal (instead
of the program launcher menu) make it unable to connect too, unless the
password is given in the Connect to computer dialog.
Both of these problems go away if the commands are run from /var/lib
/boinc-client or /etc/boinc-client, which is what the BOINC Manager
program launcher does.
I think both programs should be modified to look in /etc/boinc-
client/gui_rpc_auth.cfg. Currently, they only look in the current
** Affects: boinc (Ubuntu)
** Affects: boinc (Debian)
** Also affects: boinc (Debian)
boincmgr and boinccmd fail to authenticate - looking in wrong place
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