Bug 282801 - .xsession doesn't source profile
.xsession doesn't source profile
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11-xdm (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Søren Sandmann Pedersen
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-09-07 13:41 EDT by Dick Marinus
Modified: 2014-06-18 05:09 EDT (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2008-06-16 22:21:46 EDT
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Suggested patch to fix this (1.39 KB, patch)
2007-12-20 02:22 EST, Matěj Cepl
no flags Details | Diff
diff between Xsession on F-7 and F-8 (1.03 KB, patch)
2007-12-20 02:28 EST, Matěj Cepl
no flags Details | Diff

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Description Dick Marinus 2007-09-07 13:41:41 EDT
.xsession isn't started from a login shell anymore.

For example LANG isn't set anymore when starting .xsession.

I've worked around this by changing our .xsession file. (#!/bin/bash -i)
Comment 1 Søren Sandmann Pedersen 2007-12-19 11:47:04 EST
It should be. From Xsession:

    if [ -x "$HOME/.xsession" ]; then
        exec -l $SHELL -c "$SSH_AGENT $DBUS_LAUNCH $HOME/.xsession"

If you can find out what's going on on your system, I'd appreciate it.
Comment 2 Dick Marinus 2007-12-19 13:52:32 EST
That's Xsession from gdm isn't it? This bug is about xorg-x11-xdm which has a
own Xsession file (/etc/X11/xdm/Xsession).
Comment 3 Matěj Cepl 2007-12-20 01:32:31 EST
I am not sure about the situation on Fedora 7 in the moment, but on Fedora 8,
they are the same. Could we get an output of

locate Xsession |xargs ls -l

command, please?

On Fedora 8, it is:

[matej@viklef etc]$ locate Xsession |xargs ls -l
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root   21 2007-12-04 19:14 /etc/gdm/Xsession ->
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root   17 2007-10-08 23:46 /etc/X11/xdm/Xsession ->
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 3375 2007-10-12 21:22 /etc/X11/xinit/Xsession
[matej@viklef etc]$ 

Comment 4 Dick Marinus 2007-12-20 01:48:59 EST
On Fedora 7:

lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root   21 2007-12-03 11:42 /etc/gdm/Xsession ->
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 1009 2007-10-02 14:09 /etc/X11/xdm/Xsession
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 3278 2007-08-06 19:38 /etc/X11/xinit/Xsession

locate -0 Xsession |xargs -0 rpm -qf
Comment 5 Matěj Cepl 2007-12-20 02:22:44 EST
Created attachment 290128 [details]
Suggested patch to fix this

Should be fairly easy to fix. Patch attached.
Comment 6 Matěj Cepl 2007-12-20 02:28:30 EST
Created attachment 290129 [details]
diff between Xsession on F-7 and F-8

Why we don't run $SSH_AGENT in F-7?
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