Bug 602720

Summary: $HOME and $USER are empty at the login/logout script execution
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: ffprado
Component: lxdmAssignee: Christoph Wickert <cwickert>
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Description ffprado 2010-06-10 14:55:01 UTC
Description of problem:when the script login is executed the var $HOME and $USER are empty.


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How reproducible:run a script in /etc/lxdm/PreLogin with the content: echo $USER $HOME, directing the output for a file.


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Actual results:$HOME and $USER are empty


Expected results: $HOME has path to the home directory of the user that was authenticated
$USER has the name of the user that was authenticated

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Comment 1 Christoph Wickert 2010-06-11 11:22:17 UTC
PreLogin is run *before* login and not in the users context. The variables you are talking about are set later, so what you expect is not supposed to work.

Comment 2 ffprado 2010-06-14 11:38:39 UTC
(In reply to comment #1)
> PreLogin is run *before* login and not in the users context. The variables you
> are talking about are set later, so what you expect is not supposed to work.    

There's a way to make a home directory or set somethings when some user login? Like I do in gdm whith /etc/gdm/PostLogin