Re: Inheriting shell environment

On Tue, Feb 15, 2005 at 10:12:23AM +0000, Janssen, Folkert Dr. wrote:
> Dear Brian,
> what would be so bad with supporting the .xsession mechanism? An  
> individual executable script that can determine its interpreter with  
> the hash bang mechanism. This does not rely on any support from your  
> side.
> The only requirement was that the Xsession file that comes with gdm  
> queried for the .xsession file and executed it if it existed. Otherwise  
> the standard behaviour could take place.

So if ~/.xsession existed, the users choices about the session chosen would
be quietly ignored???  In a way there was such a setup and there were many
confused users.  ~/.xsession is dead.  It was never even alive as any sort of
standard either, it only worked on some systems anyway.


George <jirka 5z com>
   Who killed bambi?   -- Sex Pistols

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