Devuan bug report logs - #348
libpam-ck-connector: pam_ck_connector logs cannot determine display-device when non-interactive

Package: libpam-ck-connector; Maintainer for libpam-ck-connector is Devuan Developers <>;

Reported by: Arne Wichmann <>

Date: Thu, 29 Aug 2019 13:18:01 UTC

Severity: normal

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Subject: libpam-ck-connector: pam_ck_connector logs cannot determine display-device when non-interactive
Date: Thu, 29 Aug 2019 15:09:20 +0200
Package: libpam-ck-connector
Version: 1.2.1-4
Severity: normal

Good day to you.

When doing as root:
  echo 'su $USER ls'|at now
auth.log logs
  [...] su: pam_ck_connector(su:session): cannot determine display-device

I presume that is because there rightfully is none.

If this is not a more general bug, it should at least be possible to
silence the logging as it spams (at least my) log files.

Thank you for your effords!


-- System Information:
Distributor ID:	Devuan
Description:	Devuan GNU/Linux ascii
Release:	9
Codename:	n/a
Architecture: x86_64

Kernel: Linux 5.2.7 (SMP w/8 CPU cores; PREEMPT)
Locale: LANG=en_GB.iso885915, LC_CTYPE=en_GB.iso885915 (charmap=ISO-8859-15), LANGUAGE=en_GB.iso885915 (charmap=ISO-8859-15)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: sysvinit (via /sbin/init)

Versions of packages libpam-ck-connector depends on:
ii  libc6             2.28-10
ii  libck-connector0  1.2.1-4
ii  libdbus-1-3       1.10.28-0+deb9u1+devuan2
ii  libpam-runtime    1.1.8-3.6
ii  libpam0g          1.3.1-5

libpam-ck-connector recommends no packages.

libpam-ck-connector suggests no packages.

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