Bug 1955754 - gnome-session kiosk-session support still isn't up to muster
Summary: gnome-session kiosk-session support still isn't up to muster
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Status: ASSIGNED
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Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8
Classification: Red Hat
Component: gnome-session
Version: 8.3
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
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Target Milestone: beta
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Assignee: Ray Strode [halfline]
QA Contact: Tomas Pelka
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Blocks: 1959505
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Reported: 2021-04-30 18:12 UTC by Ray Strode [halfline]
Modified: 2021-05-13 14:08 UTC (History)
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Description Ray Strode [halfline] 2021-04-30 18:12:04 UTC
In 8.3 we added a special kiosk session for specialized single-application customer deployments. 

Unfortunately, at the time I inadvertently shipped the xsession file from that kiosk session in both the right place (gnome-session-kiosk-session) and duplicated in the wrong place (gnome-session-xsession).

This is because the xsession subpackage uses a glob:

%files xsession•
%{_datadir}/xsessions/*•

so it go both session files.

So by default in 8.3 and 8.4 we show a "Kiosk" session in the login screen gear menu that doesn't work (since it's missing the rest of the files from the kiosk-session subpackage).

We should mop that up, and drop the kiosk xsession file from gnome-session-xsession


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