Re: password keyring for vpn - kde
- From: Robert Love <rml novell com>
- To: Will Stephenson <wstephenson kde org>
- Cc: networkmanager-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: password keyring for vpn - kde
- Date: Fri, 06 Jan 2006 11:08:26 -0500
On Fri, 2006-01-06 at 17:01 +0100, Will Stephenson wrote:
> Robert, can you explain how to start gnome-keyring-daemon outside of a gnome
> session such that gnome apps can access it? As I understand the
> gnome-session binary, it starts gnome-keyring-daemon and then exports the
> GNOME_KEYRING_SOCKET and GNOME_KEYRING_PID that gkd outputs, then apps read
> these to find out where to talk to the daemon. I tried doing this by hand
> but it didn't work.
The above should work, but you need to do it in a parent process of all
other applications so that they inherit the environment variables.
E.g., KDE's equivalent of gnome-session.
Running gnome-keyring-daemon by hand and manually creating the
environment variables should also work.
libgnome-keyring should run the daemon if needed -- would be a nice
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